Each year, people who are opposed to the death penalty in this country come to the nation’s capital to make their position known to the Powers that Be.
Fast and Vigil Begins on June 29
This year, beginning on June 29, 2016, and continuing through to July 2, 2016, they will be gathered at the steps of the United States Supreme Court in what’s known as the annual Fast and Vigil.
People come from all over the globe to the Fast and Vigil. This will be its 23rd year, and you may need to register in order to attend some of the bigger events (there’s speakers and lectures, all sorts of stuff).
If you’re interested in learning more about it, check out the details on the website, as well as the resources provided by the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP).