Pace e Bene

  • Sign Up for Email Updates


    Pace e Bene on FacebookPace e Bene on Facebook

Opposing the Death Penalty in Idaho

Posted by Ryan Hall
09.21.16

CNV Idaho 2016 Honoring 20 Years Henry Krewer Opposing the Death Penalty in Idaho
By John McMahon

boiseid-opposing-the-death-penalty-cnv-action-2016-1On Wednesday September 21, 2016 Members of Idaho Peace Coalition Campaign Nonviolence Idaho, stood in Solidarity with our longtime friend Henry Krewer in a vigil he has held, rain or shine, in opposing the death penalty in Idaho for over 20 years! It is fitting that this poignant occasion coincides with The International Day of Peace.

We are told that a death penalty deters viscious crimes of violence especially murder! It does not! No more so than by engaging in war-making, humanity will eventually have Peace. The very thought remains an anathema to the Message brought to us by Jesus, the Buddha, Rabbi Heschel, Mother Saint Teresa and legions of Holy Teachers! All gently but firmly teach that Love, Compassion and Cooperation while living in Harmony with One Another is the correct path to Peace in this world.

In parts of the world a few cups of tea and breaking bread done respectfully while acknowledging each others’ worthiness can be a first step to lifelong friendships. Let’s drink a bit ‘o tea, share some bread; maybe a pizza or a few loves and fishes. It is entirely possible to live as respectful neighbors without becoming caught in this world’s many snares and traps. We ought not deter our Souls’ progress from bending the arc of our life’s story toward Justice. ‘Which then of your Lord’s many Favors would you deny? I desire Mercy not sacrifice!’ [Both found in our Holy Books and Scriptures]

Recent Posts

Spotlight Stories arrow

5 Ways You Can Interrupt Harassment and Intimidation

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

With concerns about hate crimes, harassment, and intimidation on the rise, many people have been asking for resources about what to do if you see harassment or intimidation occurring. These suggestions come from Meta Peace Team and are used during … read more

Read More

Watch the People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

Watch the LiveStream of the People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War, happening December 1-2, 9:30am-4:00pm Eastern in Washington, DC, organized by CodePink. After 14 years of costly war based on lies, it’s time for truth and accountability. The People’s Tribunal … read more

Read More

The Life and Lessons of Daniel Berrigan

by Ryan Hall // Pace e Bene

By John Dear // John Dear gave this talk at the Call to Action National Conference, in Albuquerque, NM, on November 12, 2016 — Now that Donald Trump is going to be the president and you and I are going to … read more

Read More
Image 01 Image 02
Please note: Our main office in Ohio has moved to Oregon. If you've mailed something to our Ohio address and it got returned, please mail to: PO Box F Corvallis, OR 97339
toggle