Tag Archive | "severely mentally ill"
Several bills of interest to the Catholic Conference have begun to move from one chamber to the next; others are awaiting action in the chamber in which they were introduced. Some, we think, will not receive attention this session. Updated material appears in red and bolded type. To leave a message for your legislators call [...]
The Catholic Conference has repeatedly called for the replacement of the death penalty with lengthy prison terms, including life without parole, for all defendants. Until lawmakers heed this call, the Conference has supported limiting the use of the death penalty in Kentucky. In 1992 the Conference was successful in ending the use of the death [...]
A team of respected members of the legal community in Kentucky released a report on Wednesday, December 7, calling for a moratorium on the use of the death penalty because of the flaws found in its administration. The comprehensive evaluation of all death penalty cases performed by an assessment team of Kentucky legal experts describes [...]