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Lucasville - A play by Staughton Lynd and Gary Anderson
Lucasville is a moving and powerful theatre presentation, written with the cooperation of the 5 men who were sentenced to death for their alleged roles in the 1993 uprising that rocked the maximum-security prison in Lucasville, Ohio.


Rethinking Ohio's Death Penalty

YOUNGSTOWN - About 50 opponents of the death penalty gathered outside the Ohio State Penitentiary to send a message. "We have a new governor," said Susan Schnur, 49, of Cleveland. "We're hoping this is a starting point. We want Governor Strickland to see us." Full article

Prison Forum Coverage
June 10 , Beeghly Hall
Keynote speech, news coverage, conference photos, and more

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Prison News Update
Tell the Governor: No More Executions!
The ACLU of Ohio, together with Ohioans to Stop Executions and other local anti-death penalty groups, is launching a postcard campaign to urge Governor Strickland to stop executions.

Lucsville:The Untold Story of a Prison Uprising
Touring 7 cities in Ohio: Portsmouth (4/11), Cincinnati (4/14), Toledo (4/15), Columbus (4/21), Athens (4/22), Cleveland (4/28), Youngstown (4/29). Available nationally starting
July 2007.
For tickets call the ACLU of Ohio: (216) 472-2209




 


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"Death Penalty"
Watch this animation
(using legos) of a person getting framed and then executed.

"Fighting For Life In the Death-Belt"
Watch this trailer for the documentary film that follows Stephen Bright, the leading anti-death penalty laywer in the country, through the final hours as he fights to save two clients facing execution.
"Death Penalty, A Mistake"
Watch this anti-capital punishment commercial showing the details of one man's case.
"From Death Row, Mumia Abu Jamal" (Part 1/3)
Watch this video from the Partisan Defence Committee. Free Mumia Now! Mumia is an innocent man! Abolish the Racist Death Penalty! More at icl-fi.org
"From Death Row, Mumia Abu Jamal" (Part 2/3)
Watch this video from the Partisan Defence Committee. Free Mumia Now! Mumia is an innocent man! Abolish the Racist Death Penalty! More at icl-fi.org
"From Death Row, Mumia Abu Jamal" (Part 3/3)
Watch this video from the Partisan Defence Committee. Free Mumia Now! Mumia is an innocent man! Abolish the Racist Death Penalty! More at icl-fi.org
"Rob Owen - Campaign to End the Death Penalty Lecture"
Watch Rob Owen, a civil rights lawyer and director of the Capitol Punishment Clinic at the U-Texas Law School, as he speaks at a CEDP forum on 09/18/2006.
"Mr Death The Rise and Fall of Fred A Leuchter Jr." (Errol Morris, 1999)
Watch
this documentary about Fred Leuchter, who became an expert on execution devices and was later hired by Ernst Zundel to "prove" that there were no gas chambers at Auschwitz.
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