Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Execution Protests to be Held at Statehouse

Posted By on Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 2:22 PM

With the execution of Paul Rhoades just more than a week away, Idahoans Against the Death Penalty has announced that it will hold a rally at the Capitol on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 11:30 a.m.

According to a release sent out today, speakers will include Rob Hanson, who is Rhoades' former spiritual adviser, Andy Schumacher, Sen. Elliot Werk, ACLU executive director Monica Hopkins, Mark Henry, Marty Durand and Mia Crosthwaite.

The group has been demonstrating against the death penalty for more than 15 years and participants plan to be present at the execution, set for Friday, Nov. 18, at 8 a.m.

Read more about the execution in today's Boise Weekly.

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