Day of Action at the State Capital
Death Penalty Moratorium

Thursday, April 20, 2006
Join us in Jefferson City for a Rally for a

Moratorium on the Death Penalty
Free Buses, Reservation encouraged

The death penalty has not proven to be a effective deterrent to crime and it cost more to execute someone than to rehabilitate them. Notwithstanding, many people on death row have been found to be innocent through recent technology and some have been sentenced to die as a result of people corrupting the criminal justice process. As a concerned citizen it's your time to help bring an end to this injustice. Join us for the day and let your voices be heard.

Stand up and speak out! Tell lawmakers to support a moratorium on the death penalty.

FREE BUSES from St. Louis to Jefferson City. Sign up today!
Departure from the former Northland Shopping Center on the corner of Lucas and Hunt and West Florissant, 7:30am departure, arriving back in St. Louis at 6:30pm. To make your reservation,

contact or call 314-361-3635, ext. 31 by Monday, April 17, 2006.

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These are the current bills related to the Death Penalty that we support.

Senate Bill 715
Sponsored by Senator Joan Bray
Eliminates the death penalty in the State of Missouri

House Bill 1854
Sponsored by Representative Craig Bland
Places a moratorium on the use of the death penalty and establishes
a commission to the study the use of the death penalty.

House Bill 1496
Sponsored by Representative Bill Deeken
Establishes the Commission on the Death Penalty and places
a moratorium on all executions until January 1, 2010

Speak up and support these bills. Contact your Missouri Legislator.

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Join us at 11:30am in the first floor rotunda for rally on the death penalty. After the rally, attendees will have an opportunity to visit with their elected officials.

Rally Speakers and Attendees

Dr. James Allen, St. Louis University
Silas Allard, Amnesty International
Senator Joan Bray
Representative Bill Deeken
Senator Pat Dougherty
Rev. Phillip Duvall
Redditt Hudson, ACLU of Eastern Missouri
Representative Connie Johnson
Brenda Jones, ACLU of Eastern Missouri
Jamala Rogers, Community Activist/ Journalist
Brett Shirk, ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri
Jeff Stack, Missourians Against the Death Penalty
Rev. Mark Williams, brother of Marlon Gray, executed October, 2005

Collaborative Partners

Center for Social Justice, St. Louis University
SLU Students Against the Death Penalty
ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri
Mid-Missouri Chapter of the ACLU of Eastern Missouri
St. Louis University Chapter of NABSW
Missourians Against the Death Penalty (MADP)
Amnesty International
Justice for Reggie Clemons

American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri 4557 Laclede Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108
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