Monthly Archives: September 2010

Rush to Execution Halted

Marin—Following developments in federal and state court, the Attorney General conceded today that the execution scheduled to occur at 9:00 pm on September 30 will not go forward. The concession came just 30 hours before the scheduled execution. Yet legal…

Demonstrate Opposition to CA’s Reinstatement of Executions

California is making plans to execute Albert Brown on September 29th at 12:01am, despite the fact that there are three on-going legal challenges to California’s lethal injection procedure pending in State and Federal Court. If we rush to execute, mistakes…

Councilmember Tony Young’s Sponsorship of SD Praise Fest

The San Diego ACLU sent a letter to Council Member Tony Young today asking him to refrain from sponsoring future events like the “2010 San Diego Praise Fest,” which was “designed to provide the San Diego community with an opportunity…

Despite Public Objectons, CA Rushes Forward with Execution

For almost five years, the State of California has engaged in a protracted legal battle over its method of execution: lethal injection. During this time period, executions in California have been on hold. Now, the state is rushing to carry…

Death Penalty Movie Screening

Bring your friends for a screening of DEADLINE and a post-film discussion about the death penalty The Story When college students discover important evidence that proves the innocence of a man on death row, Illinois Governor George Ryan has to…