In the fall of 2010, I was working for the Montana Abolition Coalition to pass a bill that would end the state’s death penalty. As a part of my work, I had the opportunity to attend the Kairos Conference in Atlanta, sponsored by People of Faith Against the Death Penalty.
We sat on mats in a traditional sitting room in a remote village of northwestern Iraq. One of our captors guarded the door with his assault rifle at the other end of the room.
When the police in Ferguson, MO, released the name of the officer who shot Michael Brown last week, they also released surveillance camera footage of Brown in a convenience store, purportedly shoplifting.
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