Despite our horror and outrage at violent crime, and our desire to lift up and comfort the victims, we cannot deny that the death penalty is inconsistent with Catholic teaching. Please help us end it in the state of Georgia.
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https://gacadp.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/poll_repeal.png480640Erik Wilkinsonhttps://gacadp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/gcadp_horizontal_100-1.pngErik Wilkinson2020-01-14 23:09:452020-01-25 14:10:5956% of Georgians Favor Replacing the Death Penalty
The State of Georgia has scheduled the execution of Jimmy Meders for January 16th, 2020 at 7 PM. If carried out, this would be the first person put to death in Georgia this year. Please plan to attend a vigil.
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https://gacadp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/marion_wilson3.jpg480640Erik Wilkinsonhttps://gacadp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/gcadp_horizontal_100-1.pngErik Wilkinson2019-06-11 19:07:582020-01-25 14:11:24Clemency Denied for Marion Wilson
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Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty (GACADP) exists to promote a spirituality of respect for life that encompasses victims of violent crime as well as those at risk of execution for capital offenses.