Evangelical Christian Author: “Time to End Executions” Shane Clainborne to Speak Across Ohio This Weekend

As Ohio prepares to resume executions after a nearly three-year hiatus, Ohioans to Stop Executions is collaborating with faith communities and other allies to educate and mobilize Ohioans to reject the death penalty. Events this weekend in Columbus, Cincinnati and Portsmouth will feature noted Evangelical Christian author Shane Claiborne, whose…

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Death Row Survivor, Victim Family Member to Speak at CSU

As Ohio prepares to resume executions after a nearly three-year hiatus, Amnesty International and Ohioans to Stop Executions are collaborating to educate and mobilize Clevelanders to reject the death penalty. Cleveland State University students and the public will hear a panel of experts Thursday evening (Nov 17 at 6pm), including…

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Grave doubts raised about validity and reliability of convictions; independent investigation while halting executions is most appropriate action

In the wake of court filings seeking a new trial in the case of Kevin Keith, a man sentenced to death in 1994, Ohioans to Stop Executions calls on Governor John Kasich and Attorney General Mike DeWine to halt executions and conduct an independent investigation to ensure no additional miscarriages…

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Former Ohio Attorney General Joins OTSE Board

Jim & Nancy Petro Bring New Perspectives to Leading Anti-Death Penalty Group Jim and Nancy Petro were elected to the board of directors of Ohioans to Stop Executions on Saturday, bringing a wealth of experience and unique perspectives to the 27-year-old anti-death penalty organization. “We are thrilled to have Jim…

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