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June 2018 Update Newsletter

Volume XV, No. 2 - June 2018

In this issue...

MAY 16 SUMMIT PLANNING MEETING

Discussing options to stop executions of death row inmates.

DO WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO KILL?

Some states look for new ways to kill death row inmates.

KNOW YOUR STATE LEGISLATORS

The death penalty is a states rights issue.

THE CONVERSATION WORKS WELL AT THE FAIR

The OADP Million Conversations Initiative Project message.

"OADP ADVISORY COUNCIL GROWS."

Meet Rev. J.W. Matt Hennessee and Paul Krissel.

Oregonian: In the crosshairs of conscience: John Kitzhaber's death penalty reckoning

To cope with his dread, John Kitzhaber opened his leather-bound journal and began to write. It was a little past 9 on the morning of Nov. 22, 2011. Gary Haugen had dropped his appeals. A Marion County judge had signed the murderer's death warrant, leaving Kitzhaber, a former emergency room doctor, to decide Haugen's fate. The 49-year-old would soon die by lethal injection if the governor didn't intervene.  Read More  

2018 OADP Annual Meeting

2018 OADP Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 4th, 6:00 PM
Unitarian Universalist Church
1685 W. 13th Avenue Eugene, OR 97402

"Mercy is stronger and more God-like than vengeance."
Sister Helen Prejean

Keynote Speaker: Senator Floyd Prozanski

Introduced by Trevor Walraven, former OSP “Lifer”

Event Details

Date: 

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 2:28am

Location: 

Unitarian Universalist Church
Unitarian Universalist Church in Eugene 1685 W. 13th Avenue
97402 Eugene , OR

Not in Our Name

Not in Our Name

Telling a story can be a powerful means of expressing a point of view, evoking emotions, or explaining a difficult situation. In a new publication from OADP, nine Oregonians have shared their painful stories and opened their hearts in Not in Our Name, a composite of stories shared by murder victim family members.

To download your copy of Not in Our Name, please share or donate below:

Portland Tribune: Kitzhaber: Repeal of death penalty is only one step

Monday, August 28, 2017 Former governor urges greater spending on alternatives to alleviate poverty and prevent crime; group launches 'million conversations'
Former Gov. John Kitzhaber is the most prominent voice against Oregon's death penalty, but he says repeal is a step toward a greater goal.

The Conversation

Three former Oregon State officials discuss their roles in the execution of two inmates, and share their feelings about the execution process and the use of the death penalty.

The Conversation from Now Video on Vimeo.

 

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