Join us for a March and Gathering entitled Replace the Death Penalty with Life: Support SAFE California, to be held at the Religious Ed Congress at the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday, March 24th.
Time: 11:30 a.m. immediately following Fr. Greg Boyle’s talk in the Convention Arena.
The SAFE California Initiative seeks to replace the death penalty with a sentence of life imprisonment without possibility of parole. The measure accords with the Church’s pro-life teaching on capital punishment and restorative justice, and eliminates the grave risk of executing an innocent person. In the words of Bishop Gerald Wilkerson, the SAFE initiative is a “prudent, life-affirming, safety-enhancing, and cost-savings change in sentencing law.” Continue reading