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Project Hope to Abolish the Death Penalty is an Alabama death row prisoner founded and run organization, established in 1989.

Our mission is to work together with friends and other supporters to educate the public and to bring about the abolition of the death penalty in Alabama.

FROM EDITOR HILLARD HAMM, OWNER OF THE SOUTHEAST ALABAMA GAZETTE

Jul
04

 

MESSAGE FROM HILLARD HAMM, OWNER OF THE SOUTHEAST ALABAMA GAZETTE

 

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 7.1.15.

Jul
01

               Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 7.1.2015.

We are back, although we were never really away because work continued as usual at Holman. We remained in touch and the Board did great work reaching out to other state affiliates and Advisory Board members. On the “outside” we did our best to keep you up to date through our face book page with major help from friends and supporters helping with different aspects of our organization. Our thanks to all!

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Birmingham News, Lethal injection: US Supreme Court says Alabama, other states, can use drug

Jun
29

Lethal injection: US Supreme Court says Alabama, other states, can use drug

 Kent Faulk | kfaulk@al.com By  Kent Faulk | kfaulk@al.com  

 

Lethal injection: US Supreme Court says Alabama, other states, can use drug

  
Alabama and other states can begin executing inmates again after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a 5-4 decision, that one of the drugs used in lethal injections does not violate the Eighth Amendment against cruel and unusual punishment.

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THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH RENEWS ITS STAND OPPOSING CAPITAL PUNSIHMENT

Jun
28

 

 The Episcopal Church has been in opposition of capital punishment since 1958. At its recent General Convention the following statement was issued:

 

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 4.22.15

Apr
22

               Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 4.22.2015.

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 4.15.15

Apr
15

               Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 4.15.2015.

 

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Weekly Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 4.8.15

Apr
08

               Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 4.8.2015.


We are still talking and rejoicing about Anthony Ray Hinton’s great news. What is more, the world is rejoicing with us. We received word from places as distant as Afghanistan to countries in Europe from supporters/friends that the release of Anthony Ray Hinton had made national news. We can’t even begin to count the number of national and international articles and videos which reported on this!

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Alabama Death Row Inmate to Be Freed After Nearly 30 Years

Apr
02


Alabama Death Row Inmate to Be Freed After Nearly 30 Years

Alabama inmate on death row for nearly 30 years to be freed after judge throws out case

By KIM CHANDLER

The Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Ala.

 

 

An Alabama inmate who spent nearly 30 years on death row will go free Friday after prosecutors told a court there is not enough evidence to link him to the 1985 murders he was convicted of committing.

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 3.25.15

Apr
01

               Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 3.25.2015.

The largest U.S. pharmacists association approved a measure on Monday at its annual meeting in California calling on members to avoid participating in executions, saying it violates a core value of the profession, an official said.

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Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 3.25.15

Mar
25

               Weekly Report from the Board Meeting at Holman Prison, 3.25.2015.

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