On Dec. 10, the day of the first of five federal executions to come before the end of the Trump Administration, six activists protested before the federal courthouse in Kansas City, MO.
Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is circulating a petition for clemency for Walter “Arkie” Barton. His execution is set for May 19. A statement from Barton's attorney says, "The state of Missouri is about to prove why the death penalty should not be used because they are about to execute an innocent man."
"Death to the Death Penalty" was the name of the Feb. 27 workshop in KC sponsored by Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (MADP), together with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The occasion was an opportunity for the networking needed to work effectively toward … Continue reading Death to the death penalty!