death penalty

Faith Leaders Call for End of Death Penalty

February 10, 2015 | | Posted in News/Updates

Leaders from various faith traditions met at the Kansas Capitol today to call for an end to the death penalty.  Archbishop Naumann spoke on behalf of the Catholic bishops in support of legislation that would abolish capital punishment in Kansas. Read More >>

Abolishing the Death Penalty – HB 2129

January 27, 2015 | , | Posted in News/Updates

HB 2129 would abolish the death penalty in Kansas.  The Kansas bishops support this legislation. Bill text of HB 2129 Status: 01/28/2015 Introduced in House of Representatives Read More >>

Coming to a Legislature Near You

Much as Catholicism is not an hour-a-week occupation, neither is American citizenship a once-every-four-years activity. Most people lack the time (and the masochist streak) to live and breathe politics 24 hours a day, nonetheless all who would live in a free and just society must make time to discharge the duties of citizenship. Yes, citizenship […] Read More >>

Champions for Change Dinner on September 26

September 4, 2014 | | Posted in News/Updates

The Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty is hosting its “Champions for Change” dinner on September 26, 2014, in Topeka, KS.  For more details, click here. Archbishop Naumann and the Benedictine College Ravens for Life will be among those honored. Read More >>

Archbishop Naumann Testifies for Death Penalty Repeal

January 17, 2014 | , , , | Posted in News/Updates

Yesterday Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas testified before the Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee in favor of legislation that would end the use of the death penalty in Kansas.  You can read Archbishop Naumann’s testimony here. Read More >>

Action on Death Penalty Repeal Unlikely This Year

March 29, 2013 | , | Posted in News/Updates

With the legislative session winding down, legislation that would repeal Kansas’ death penalty law will have to wait until next year. Read More >>

Death Penalty Repeal Bill Introduced in Kansas Senate

February 7, 2013 | , | Posted in News/Updates

SB 126 would repeal Kansas’ death penalty law and abolish capital punishment in Kansas. Read More >>