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Don"t Kill in Our Names

Families of Murder Victims Speak Out Against the Death Penalty
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Rutgers University Press
United States, Reference, Social Science, Sociology, USA, Penology, Criminology, Capital punis
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Open LibraryOL8025910M
ISBN 100813531829
ISBN 139780813531823

The title "Don't Kill in Our Names" speaks to the problem we all face when the government carries out capital punishment in our names when many of us are opposed to capital punishment in our civilized society.

More specifically, this book addresses the wishes of murder victims own family members who see the folly in wanting retribution(revenge).Cited by: The title "Don't Kill in Our Names" speaks to the problem we all face when the government carries out capital punishment in our names when many of us are opposed to capital punishment in our civilized society.

More specifically, this book addresses the wishes of murder victims own family members who see the folly in wanting retribution(revenge)/5(6). Families of murder victims are often ardent and very public supporters of the death penalty. But the people whose stories appear in this book have chosen instead to forgive their loved ones’ murderers, and many have developed personal relationships with the killers and have even worked to /5(3).

But the people whose stories appear in this book have chosen instead to forgive their loved ones' murderers, and many have developed personal relationships with the killers and have even worked to save their lives.

They have formed a nationwide group, Murder Victims' Families for Reconciliation (MVFR), to oppose the death : $ Particularly disturbing are stories that involve the sentencing to death of retarded convicts and juveniles, as well as one man who was ultimately proven innocent.

The testimony of families of murder victims is key to anti–death penalty campaigners. In “Don’t Kill in Our Names: Families of Murder Victims Speak Out Against the Death Penalty,” author Rachel King presents the stories of 10 Murder Victims’ Families for.

Rachel King is a legislative counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union's Washington national office where she lobbies on crime policy. She is currently working on a book 5/5(1). But the people whose stories appear in this book have chosen instead to forgive their loved ones' murderers and many have developed personal relationships with the killers and have even worked to save their lives.

They have formed a nationwide group. Get this from a library. Don't kill in our names: families of murder victims speak out against the death penalty. [Rachel King] -- Could You Forgive the Murderer of your husband.

Your mother. Your son. Families of murder victims are often ardent and very public supporters of Dont Kill in Our Names book death penalty. But the people whose stories appear. By FedCURE member Rachel King. The compelling stories of people who have lost family members to murder but are opposed to the death penalty are contained in this poignant account appropriately titled “Don’t Kill in Our Names.”.

Families of murder victims are often ardent and very public supporters of the death penalty. But the people whose stories appear in this book have chosen instead to forgive their loved ones' murderers and many have developed personal relationships with /5(3). Don't Kill in Our Names: Families of Murder Victims Speak Out against the Death Penalty avg rating — 14 ratings — published — 2 editions/5.

Don't Kill in Our Names Venue: Academiegebouw Domplein 29 Utrecht Walk in Story of Marietta Jaeger with an opportunity to ask questions Program Marietta Jaeger Friday 1st December In honor of Cities for Life, an international day against the death penalty, organized by the.

Buy Don't Kill in Our Names by Rachel King from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Article excerpt. As Missourians scramble to file taxes by Ap the state of Missouri, in the name of the people and using our taxes, plans to execute Andre Cole, an African-American man from University City who was tried, convicted and sentenced to death by an all-white jury in St.

Louis County in Years after a contentious divorce. The stories of family members of murder victims who seek healing and reconciliation over vengeance and work to end the use of capital :   ""Don't Kill In Our Names""  - New Book Gives Murder Victims Opposed to Death Penalty a Louder Voice in the Debate Washington, DC -  June 9, -  Murder victims who oppose the death penalty often have a tough time being heard.

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Don't Kill in Our Names. Barbara edited and self-published the stories in a publication called Not in Our Name. Not in Our Name has now gone through several editions and was turned into a traveling photo-text exhibit, which has been displayed at various venues across the country.

In the book, you write that MVFR members "are often. As Missourians scramble to file taxes by Ap the state of Missouri, in the name of the people and using our taxes, plans to execute Andre Cole, an African-American man from University City.

He rejected all rigid enforcement of religious dogmas including of the Sabath; so it is difficult to use His teachings to kill anyone in His name. In his reply to my column, Bahati argued that sins like murder, rape and theft are punished under our criminal system.

Granted.

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