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Webinar – Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty in Georgia

Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty invite you to join us for a discussion on intellectual and developmental disabilities, what Georgia’s standard of proof means for people with disabilities and actions we can all take to work toward the reform of our criminal justice system.

Webinar – Not in Our Name: The Road to Abolishing the Death Penalty in Georgia

As we look toward the start of the Georgia General Assembly’s 2022 Session in January, the Archdiocese of Atlanta and Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty invite you to join us as we discuss the many roads to abolition and how you can join the movement to end the death penalty in our state.

Prayer Service – World Day Against the Death Penalty

On this 19th World Day Against the Death Penalty, please join Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty and the Archdiocese of Atlanta for prayer and reflection on our Gospel call to promote mercy and justice.
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Archbishop Hartmayer Supports House Bill 485

Archbishop Hartmayer released a statement in support of House Bill 485.
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House Bill 485 Would Repeal the Death Penalty

House Bill 485 was introduced in February, 2021. If enacted, it would repeal the death penalty in Georgia.

A Catholic Perspective on the Death Penalty

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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