Imagine a concrete box called home for years, 23 hours a day, shuffling in chains when you do get out for that 60 minutes per day.Read More »
On Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m., five panelists will gather at Gonzaga University for a forum titled, "Can we afford the death penalty? The Loss of Compassion is too Costly."Read More »
Hundreds of students and community members left their signatures on white cards before leaving Gonzaga University Friday night, expressing to state legislatures that they don’t want Washington to be a “killing a state.”Read More »
Sister Helen Prejean, best-selling author and human rights activist, will speak about the death penalty at Gonzaga University on Oct. 11 in a program titled, “The Journey Toward Justice.” Her lecture follows a 7 p.m. performance of a one-act play “Dead Man Walking,” a reading adapted from the Oscar-nominated film by the same name, according to a Gonzaga press release.Read More »
Advocates are walking from Spokane to Olympia this month in hopes of getting support to abolish the death penalty in Washington.Read More »
Beginning Sept. 3 Spokane resident Victoria Thorpe will lead an 18 and-a-half-day walk across the state to advocate for the abolition of the death penalty.
"Its purpose is to draw attention to the failure of the death penalty system; not only on the factual level, but as a tool designed to preserve our humanity it has only taken us further away," she said in a letter.Read More »