The case will focus on how and when attorneys can present evidence concerning Roof's mental health. Roof's defense team has a list of requests concerning the mental evaluations and the information that can be presented during the trial. Also, prosecutors want to see a statewide jury pool while Roof's defense team is hoping to pull potential jurors only from the areas of Charleston and Beaufort.Read more
MVFR Executive Director, Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan Jr., to speak at Starvin' for Justice in Washington, DC
Wednesday, June 29th, marks the 44th anniversary of the 1972 Furman v. Georgia decision in which the U.S. Supreme Court found the death penalty to be applied in an arbitrary and capricious manner. If you're in the area, come see our Executive Director participate in Abolition Teach-In and Q&A. More information after the flip.Read more
The Rev. Jack Sullivan Jr. carried his message against the death penalty to like-minded abolitionists in Oregon.“There is nothing personally redemptive or socially transformative about the death penalty,” Sullivan said Wednesday (June 22) at the annual banquet of Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty.