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August 1, 2011

Problems with lethal injection persist

There has been a flurry of activity with regard to the death penalty in Nebraska since the Nebraska Supreme Court issued a Stay of Execution for Carey Dean Moore on May 25, 2011. The Supreme Court issued the stay while it reviewed...

April 1, 2011

There is still time to contact your Senator!

We wanted to remind everyone that the Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on LB276, a bill to repeal the death penalty in Nebraska, this Friday, March 4th. If you have not yet contacted your Senator in support of this bil...

February 1, 2011

Call Illinois Governor Quinn and ask him to sign the bill to end the death penalty

Illinois is just one signature away from becoming the 16th state without the death penalty! The General Assembly passed legislation to repeal the death penalty on January 11, 2011 and the...

February 1, 2011

The death penalty has also been a hot topic here in Nebraska this month. Many of you may have heard that our Attorney General, Jon Burning, has requested that the state Supreme Court set an execution date for Carey Dean Moore. His request came just days after the Nebra...

January 2, 2011

It would appear that the Governor is on to us! In a moment of frustration during a call with the media recently Governor Heineman said, “This is all about the death penalty…They’re trying to make sure we don’t have a death penalty.” Nebraskans for Alternatives to the D...

December 1, 2010

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens cast one of the votes that brought the death penalty back in 1976. At the time, he felt that it was possible to ensure “evenhanded, rational and consistent imposition of death sentences under law.” In 2008, two years prior...

November 1, 2010

How do you win a campaign to repeal the death penalty? While there is no magic answer to this very important question there is someone who knows an whole lot about it; Shari Silberstein. NADP was lucky enough to have Shari deliver the keynote at our Annual Dinner and A...

November 1, 2010

One hundred lucky Nebraskans got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend an entire day listening to and talking with Sister Helen Prejean, one our movements most formidable forces.

Sister Helen set out to light a fire in the hearts and minds of those who gathered at t...

September 1, 2010

Facilitated by Campus Camp Wellstone!
Date: Friday & Saturday, September 18-19, 2010
Location: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

NADP is again participating in this year’s Nebraska Student Organizing Conference, which is being held on September 18 & 19 at the UNL Nebraska...

September 1, 2010

On August 7th and 8th we traveled to Sidney, NE to hold the first of what we hope is an ongoing series of events that we are calling “Death Penalty Sundays”. At the invitation of Father Art Faesser, our statewide coordinator, Jill Francke, was able to address more than...

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