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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The New Hampshire State Senate voted to override the governor's veto of a death penalty repeal bill today. This allows the repeal to become law and makes New Hampshire the 21st state to abolish capital punishment in the United States.
Speaking words of contrition, Scotty Morrow became the first Georgian to be executed this year on Thursday May, 2nd. Scotty had been sentenced to die for the murders of Barbara Young and Tonya Woods in 1994. Mr. Morrow expressed remorse, and apologized to the Young and Woods family as his final act.
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The Vatican announced that a section of the Catechism of the Catholic Church would be updated in light of Pope Francis' developed teaching that the death penalty is inadmissible in all cases "because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person."
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