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The following statement was dictated to me by phone by Richard Glossip from his death watch cell in McAlester, Oklahoma, on Jan. 22, 2015: “My name is Richard Glossip. I’m coming to you today to let you know that on Jan. 29, 2015, the State of Oklahoma is going to execute me – and that they will be executing an innocent …Read More →
This week my home state, Louisiana, plans to join the list of states experimenting with cocktails of death. Christopher Sepulvado is scheduled for execution on Wednesday 5th February. Because Louisiana has been unable to secure enough pentobarbitol to perform the execution, at the last minute it has changed its execution protocol and substituted a mix of midazolam and hydromorphone. Do those …Read More →
Sister Margaret Maggio has been at my side since the very early days. Many of you who have organized events with us know her well – she’s the voice on the other end of the phone line. She manages my speaking schedule, my flights and an incredible array of other details. She’s my right arm, my go-to sister. I am so lucky to have her in my life.Read More →
My Summer of writing is well and truly over and I am headlong into my regular Fall routine of speaking to groups across the country. Right now I’m in Ireland and then Scotland, speaking to people in two countries that no longer live in the executioner’s shadow. Most of my talks, though, are right here, back home, where we still …Read More →
I’ve landed in California for a week of events for the Yes on 34 campaign. Proposition 34, the SAFE California Act, will replace California’s death penalty with a sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole as the maximum punishment for murder. You’ll find flyers for my speaking events below. I’ll be speaking at some of these events …Read More →
On April 13, 2012, Sister Helen gave a lecture and Q&A, hosted by Bill Quigley, at the Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment. The talk is in three parts. An Afternoon with Sister Helen PrejeanRead More →