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URGENT ALERT: Today is the last day to stop the electric chair in TN. Your voice is needed: Call Gov. Haslam 615-741-2001 ext. 4 — and let him know you want him to block HB2476 and SB2580 which could mean an execution by electric chair as early as October 2014. the first electric chair execution in October.

Here’s the disturbing backdrop of what is happening in TN: https://www.redletterchristians.org/tn-death-row-invites-governor-pray/

You have helped bring national attention to this (thousands of you have responded). Keep the momentum. It is a matter of life and death.

A very important voice in all this is Ron McAndrew, a former prison warden who oversaw an electric chair execution gone wrong where the man, Pedro Medina, caught on fire. His experience has made him an abolitionist.

About The Author


Shane Claiborne is a best-selling author, renowned activist,
 sought-after speaker, and self-proclaimed “recovering sinner.” Shane writes and speaks around the world about peacemaking, social justice, and Jesus, and is the author of several books, 
including "The Irresistible Revolution," "Jesus for President," "Executing Grace," "Beating Guns," and his newest book, "Rethinking Life (released in Feb 2023)." He is the visionary leader of The Simple Way in Philadelphia and co-director of Red Letter Christians. His work has been featured in Fox News, Esquire, SPIN, TIME, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, and CNN.

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