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[Take Action] 4 Steps to Stop the Secret Executions Bill!

Dear friend,

As you know, the Secret Executions Bill (H.B. No. 663) would drastically decrease public oversight of the death penalty in Ohio, and in doing so, increase the chances of something going horribly wrong (you think our politicians would’ve learned their lesson in January…).

The Secret Executions Bill is being rushed through the lame duck session faster than even its sponsors anticipated. It is scheduled for amendments on Tuesday and a final vote in the House this Wednesday, November 19th! There is no time to lose. Ohioans to Stop Executions is mobilizing opposition to the bill, but you must act too!

Step 1

Click here to send a message to the members of the House Policy and Legislative Oversight Committee, where the Secret Executions Bill is being introduced.

Step 2

OTSE has created an infographic that explains the Secret Executions Bill. If you haven’t seen it yet, you can view it here. Help spread the word by sharing this information using the buttons below.


Step 3

If you can join us at the legislature in Columbus on Tuesday or Wednesday – simply to be present in opposition to the Secret Executions Bill, clear your calendar and watch our web page and your e-mail for an announcement about where and when to come.

Step 4

Make your most generous donation possible to the OTSE Action Fund. Once the bill passes the House, we’ll have a short time to mobilize to stop it in the Senate before December 4th. Your immediate support today helps us do that.

No state has seen a bill with such sweeping attacks on public oversight of the death penalty. You can help keep it that way.

Yours in the struggle,

Kevin Werner

Executive Director

PS – We need to act now to stop the Secret Executions Bill. Show your opposition by sending an e-mail, spreading the word on Facebook or Twitter, and if you can, supporting our lobbying efforts.

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