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Help Illinois Abolish the Death Penalty December 2nd, 2010

On November 30, an important victory was achieved in the Illinois State House Judiciary Committee when the committee voted to recommend passage of SB 3539 – the Death Penalty repeal bill. The bill – SB3539 creates a new fund supporting law enforcement training and services for families of murder victims. The bill is now headed to the State’s House floor for a vote.

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Please Take Action to Affirm the Dignity of Human Life September 3rd, 2010

Teresa Lewis is scheduled to be executed September 23, 2010 in Virginia. She was convicted in 2002 of persuading two men to kill her husband and stepson. Teresa Lewis has been on death row in Virginia since June 2003.

Now 41 and a mother and grandmother, Teresa Lewis would be the first woman executed in Virginia since 1912.

In solidarity with the Virginia Catholic Bishops, the U.S. Catholic bishops and the Papal Nuncio, we ask you please to contact Governor McDonnell and urge him to commute Teresa Lewis’s sentence to life in prison.


Act Now for Responsible Finance and Debt Cancellation July 23rd, 2010

dropthedebtPlease take action to press for responsible lending and desperately needed debt cancellation for poor countries – Click here for our Action Alert.

This Alert also includes an action to Make Mercury Pollution a Thing of the Past.

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Action Alert: Stop Racial Profiling and Urge Financial Reform April 22nd, 2010

stopsign201x191Help Stop Racial Profiling in Arizona

Whether you reside in the state or not, Arizona Governor Brewer needs to hear your opposition to the Anti-Immigrant bill now before her. Tell Governor Brewer to veto SB1070!

Showdown-Image-300x229Tell Your Senators to Support Financial Reform

Go to the Action Alert for details…

Action Alert: Carbon Fast and More… February 12th, 2010

February Action Alert

image007A ‘Lent Carbon Fast’ calendar is available from the Environmental Outreach Committee of the Archdiocese of Washington. Please consider using the Lent Carbon Fast Calendar as part of your Lenten discipline.

spread_the_word_smTake Action: Demand Financial Transparency – Tell the G20 to Create Financial Transparency and staunch the flow of capital out of poor countries.

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