CHRISTIAN ACTIONS AND RESOURCES ON THE DEATH PENALTY

CHRISTIAN ACTIONS AND RESOURCES ON THE DEATH PENALTY

Death Penalty Action and Red Letter Christians invite People of Faith to take action on the death penalty. Below are some things you can do.

Death Penalty Action and Red Letter Christians invite People of Faith to take action on the death penalty. Below are some things you can do.

Death Penalty Action Advisory Board Chairman Shane Claiborne, co-founder of Red Letter Christians, is the author of Saving Grace, How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It’s Killing Us. He offers this free chapter to help facilitate discussion, and this reading and discussion guide.

Rev. Dr. Kevin Riggs, who ministers to men on death row in Tennessee, created a number of Christian-oriented resources which you may explore by scrolling down on this site from the Christian Community Development Association.

Are you a faith leader and ready to take action? Add your name and affiliation to this sign-on letter addressed to Members of Congress and President Biden calling for an end to the federal death penalty.

Additional Resources

We welcome your feedback, suggestions and contributions at info@deathpenaltyaction.org

 

Pray for an end to the death penalty worldwide, and for peace in the hearts and minds of all murder victim family members, prisoners, and executioners

Sign our petitions to stop upcoming executions and to support legislative reform

Listen and watch our 2020 live streamed Holy Week conversation with authors Sister Helen Prejean and Shane Claiborne of Red Letter Christians

Create visuals for social media by taking a selfie with a sign saying that you oppose the death penalty. Use the hashtags #StopExecutions and #GoPublic ... and send us a copy to share as well

Support our work by making a donation on-line today. Funds are used to support ongoing efforts to organize on the ground in the places where help is most needed

Find community and get involved with a national or state abolition organization or a faith-based group - including Protestant, Catholic and Jewish organizations.