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  • Screen Shot 2014-10-10 at 5.50.32 PMby Mark Larrañaga  Earlier this month, the death penalty trial of Mr. McEnroe came to an end when a jury concluded that he should spend the rest of his life in prison rather than face execution. His case illustrates the far-reaching impact of capital punishment on the victims’ family, our memories of the victims, the jurors, ...
  • Press Release screen shotFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Printable Version: Joseph McEnroe Press Release The Jury Made the Right Decision: The Death Penalty Does Not Make For a More Safe or Just Society Washington Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty 4759 15th Ave NE #309 Seattle, WA 98105 (206) 622-8952 www.abolishdeathpenalty.org Contact: Danielle Fulfs Outreach Coordinator danielle@abolishdeathpenalty.org (425) 442-7101 The Washington Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty supports today’s decision not to sentence ...
  • WCADP logoThere is still time to RSVP for the hearing at 8 AM tomorrow morning. We are grateful for the growing list of people who will be joining us, but we understand that work and distance are prohibitive for some. If you would like to attend, please email me atdanielle@abolishdeathpenalty.org. If you cannot attend, please consider ...
  • Screen Shot 2015-01-27 at 4.05.14 PMLobby Day is right around the corner! The deadline to sign up is February 3rd, and Lobby Day is on February 10th. We hope you will join us as we tell our legislators that it is time to repeal the death penalty in Washington State! To sign up, please register here. Registration Deadline: 02/03/2015 Tuesday, February 10 at ...
  • Screen Shot 2015-01-27 at 3.55.57 PM With bipartisan support, a bill to repeal the death penalty is Washington State was entered into both the House and Senate of the Washington State Legislature. Information about the Bills can be found here: HB 1739-2015-16 SB 5639-2015-16
  • Photo from http://www.pugetsound.edu/images/photos/Debbie%20Regala.jpgBy Debbie Regala Debbie Regala served as both a Representative and a Senator for Washington’s 27th Legislative District from 1995-2013. During that time, Debbie was always a vocal advocate for repeal, in large part due to her personal experience with the death penalty.   My opposition to the death penalty began in my teen years, when I ...
  • Photo from http://www.flexyourrights.org/assets/Jury.Box_.jpgBy Danielle Fulfs, Outreach Coordinator with WCADP In defense of the death penalty in the US, a common refrain is that the person to be executed was found guilty and sentenced by a jury of his peers. This refrain, despite its constant employment, misses a crucial fact. After the jury selection process in capital ...
  • Photo for Marc SternBy Marc Stern What was your role with the DOC? Originally my title was Medical Director, and most recently I was the Assistant Secretary for Healthcare. I was in the VA system until around 2000, and then, really by total accident, I got involved with the Department of Corrections. The Commissioner for Healthcare in Albany County called me ...
  • Dorothy Van SoestBy Dorothy Van Soest Dorothy Van Soest is the author of Just Mercy, a novel about one family’s experience with the death penalty. She is the former Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Washington. She is now on the Speakers Bureau with Humanities Washington.  Dorothy will be having two book discussions this week. ...
  • i_am_troy_davis_frontcoverBy Christa Hillstrom This article was originally posted on Yes! http://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/the-troy-davis-book-club Jen Marlowe will be discussing her book, I Am Troy Davis, with WCADP supporters at Uptown Espresso in South Lake Union on October 19th at 3pm. More info can be found here. Please RSVP to danielle@abolishdeathpenalty.org When Jen Marlowe started working on I Am Troy Davis, she didn’t think ...