Why We Should Be Talking about Capital Punishment- and How to Start the Conversation

View the video here. Despite Alabama’s commitment to the death penalty and the recent media coverage of several high-profile executions, Alabamians don’t currently have many spaces– educational, religious, or otherwise– for discussing the ethics and practice of extreme punishment. Today we will consider why it is important to initiate these discussions in our homes, communities, and other spheres of influence– and some strategies for navigating difficult questions.