Religious Resources

Religious Leaders Call for an End to the Death Penalty

Religious leaders across the state are making a stand and calling for an end to the death penalty. Over 320 leaders have signed this letter urging the state legislature to repeal the death penalty. If you are a religious leader in Connecticut – a rabbi, priest, deacon, pastor, or sister – sign it today! You can download the letter here and send it back to the address at the bottom: Religious Leaders Sign On Letter

2011 Press Conference with Religious Leaders

On April 5, dozens of religious leaders from throughout Connecticut gathered at the State Capitol to urge our lawmakers to pass the death penalty repeal bill. Together, they presented the stack of signed letters from over 300 religious leaders representing many faith backgrounds. Click here to see a video covering the event.

Religious Fact Sheets on the Death Penalty

Letters from Church Leadership

Essays and Sermons