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56% of Georgians Favor Replacing the Death Penalty

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In a recent poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy, 56% of Georgia voters favor replacing the death penalty with a sentence of life without parole.

Execution Date Set for Jimmy Meders

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.
Marion Wilson

Clemency Denied for Marion Wilson

The State of Georgia has scheduled the execution of Marion Wilson for June 20th, 2019 at 7 PM. Please consider joining a vigil listed here.

New Hampshire Abolishes Capital Punishment

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.

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