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September 2018 Update Newsletter

Volume XV, No. 3 - September 2018

In this issue...

2018 ANNUAL MEETING AND DINNER IN EUGENE OCT 4TH

Keynote address to be delivered by Oregon Senator Floyd Prozanski.

DETAILS ARE ON THE WAY

OADP's new strategy to stop all death sentences and executions in Oregon.

WOULD YOU DO "EXECUTION SERVICE?"

A compelling article by Molly Fosco and her editors at OXY Media.

POPE SAYS THE DEATH PENALTY IS "INADMISSABLE!"

"The church will work with determination for abolition worldwide."

TWO NEW MEMBERS OF THE OADP ADVISORY COUNCIL

The OADP Advisory Council expands with Jacob Grier and Dale Penn II.

2018 OADP Annual Meeting

SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, October 4th for the 2018 OADP Annual Meeting.

The 2018 OADP Annual Meeting and dinner will take place on Thursday, October 4th at the Eugene Unitarian Universalist Church. The featured speaker will be Oregon Senator Floyd Prozanski. He will be introduced by Trevor Walraven, former OSP 'lifer'.

Event Details

Event: 

2018 OADP Annual Meeting

Date: 

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 2:28am

Location: 

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

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  

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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