Execution Date Set for Willie James Pye

The state of Georgia announced that Willie James Pye is scheduled to be executed on Wednesday, March 20, at 7:00 p.m. If carried out, this will be the first execution in Georgia in over four years.

HB 1014 Action Alert

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.

Journey of Hope Speakers’ Tour

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.

Georgia bishops sign faith leaders’ letter

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

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.