The Webinar will be viewing the award nominated and critically acclaimed animated documentary, The Last Day of Freedom. Robin Konrad of the Death Penalty Information Center will moderate a conversation with two directors, Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman, on the intersections between Veterans, Mental Health, and Capital Punishment.
12/23/14 - A new coalition called 90 Million Strong is working to end the death penalty here in the United States. Diann Rust-Tierney, executive director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty joins Arise America to discuss the issues with using the death penalty.
12/9/14 - Norman Reimer, Executive Director, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), talks about why NACDL has joined the 90 Million Strong Campaign. The launch of the 90 Million Strong Campaign took place on 12/9/14 at National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
12/9/14 - Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, opening remarks at the 12/9/14 90 Million Strong Campaign launch held at National Press Club in Washington, DC.
12/3/14 - Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director of National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, talks about the importance of fair and impartial courts while attending the 2014 Justice at Stake Fair Courts State Summit.
11/26/14 - Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, explains why the death penalty is a threat to our democracy.
10/28/14 - Diann Rust-Tierney, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, joins Thom Hartmann. Despite the recent string of botched executions - a new poll out reveals that a majority of Americans are still in favor of the death penalty. But - isn't time to stop state-sanctioned murder - and stop associating ourselves with the likes of North Korea and Iran?
7/30/14 - Diann Rust Tierney, Executive Director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, speaks with RJ about the botched execution of Joseph Wood and the inhumanity of the death penalty.
Bob Autobee speaks speaks to change.org petition signers about the recent ruling which will allow him to testify at the trial of his son's murderer. Mr. Autobee is opposed to the death penalty and has faced strong opposition from the prosecutor in the case who was trying to bar him from testifying before the jury.
Diann Rust-Tierney comments on the progress away from the death penalty in the United States in 2013.
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley raises abolishing the death penalty as part of today's "work of justice" in a speech at commemoration of the 50th Anniversary march on Washington.
Ron McAndrew, a former prison warden in Florida, once supported the death penalty. His experience with those condemned to die - in particular, an execution gone wrong - eventually led him away from this support. Today Mr. McAndrew speaks out against the death penalty to anyone willing to listen.
Lorrain Taylor, Founder of 1000mothers.org, on the need to get involved in the movement to end the death penalty with the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.