House Bill 1014 was recently introduced by Representative Bill Werkheiser. This important piece of legislation would (1) lower the standard of proof for intellectual disability and (2) remove the determination of intellectual disability from the guilt phase of a trial.
Join Georgians for Alternatives Against the Death Penalty for the 30th Anniversary Journey of Hope: From Violence to Healing Speakers’ Tour. Events will be taking place across the state from January 26 through February 6.
Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., and Atlanta’s auxiliary bishops are joining other interfaith leaders to ask Georgia lawmakers to change the standard of proof for those with intellectual disabilities in capital cases.
World Day Against the Death Penalty is Tuesday, October 10. Join us in the morning for an in person prayer service at the Georgia State Capitol, or participate in a virtual prayer call in the evening.
Bishop Bernard E. Shlesinger, III, Auxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, will celebrate a virtual prayer service on Monday, August 14 in observance of the Memorial of St. Maximilian Kolbe, patron saint of prisoners and the pro-life movement.