Stunning Florida Election Results and Upcoming Events
The controversial and widely-criticized State Attorney Angela Corey and Public Defender Matt Shirk were de-throned by voters in the Jacksonville area. State Attorney Jeff Ashton was tossed out by Orlando area voters. Read more here and here. These results are viewed in part as a rejection of the extreme use of the death penalty. Duval County-Jacksonville was recently named as having the highest number of new death sentences per capita in the U.S.
Mark your calendars! Exciting, engaging, and important Florida events coming soon. Please check the FADP Events page for details. Please attend and participate in death penalty awareness and action events near you.
September 17: Death Penalty Symposium: “Where Do We Go From Here” – Barry U, Miami
September 24: Detention Ministry Conference: “Beyond Justice to Mercy” – Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Miami.
October 14-17: Sister Helen Prejean: Statewide Tour – 7 Florida locations. Co-sponsored by FADP.
Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty
FADP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and non-partisan Florida organization of individuals and groups united to abolish the Death Penalty in Florida.