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Posts Tagged “death penalty”

Delivering the Message: End the Death Penalty

On March 21, 2024, 19 volunteers as part of the No Death Penalty Ohio coalition delivered over 1688 postcards to 89 legislators' offices. Ben Dickison, a Xavier University student interning at Ignite Peace, wrote about his experience of Postcard Day.Read More

Walking with Elwood Jones

We have been sharing information about Elwood’s hearing for a potential new trial. You can read more about IJPC Program Manager’s experience sitting in on that trial and working with Elwood here.Read More

Ohio Faith Communities are United to Abolish the Death Penalty

Abolition Week for Ohio Faith Communities begins October 8th and ends October 17th. Check out our map to see who is taking action this week to call for an end to Ohio’s death penalty. Read More

Justice for Elwood Jones

Elwood Jones has maintained his innocence since he was sentenced to death over 20 years ago. Today, Elwood Jones should have had a hearing to determine whether he would receive a new trial. But that hearing was delayed until further notice. Read More

IJPC’s Death Penalty Cost Report is Out Now!

We are excited to release the findings of our report, “At All Costs: The High Cost of the Death Penalty in Hamilton County and the Disparities it Drives.”Read More

Pope Francis’ Call for Abolition

By Sr. Alice Gerdeman, CDP Pope Francis’ encyclical letter, Brothers and Sisters All*, is to all people across the world and not just us in the United States. Everyone needs […]Read More

Reprieve granted for Raymond Tibbetts!

Breaking news: Governor Kasich issued a temporary reprievefor Raymond Tibbetts due to a juror’s opposition to his death sentence. His execution date has been pushed from next week until October. Thank you to everyone who took […]Read More