Archive: November 2015
At midnight on November 9, 2015, Keith LaMar began a hunger strike, vowing to fast until the end to protest the newly announced restrictions being placed on the four prisoners classified as “5A” at the Supermax Ohio State Penitentiary (OSP). A second inmate, Jason Robb joined in on day
Earlier this month, IJPC staff and intern (Allison, Andrea, Maggie and Mel) joined with other abolitionists to walk 83 miles from the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, where Ohio conducts executions, to the Statehouse in Columbus, calling for an end to capital punishment. The
On October 3rd, abolitionists from Ohio and across the US will meet in Portsmouth, OH to as they prepare for the Walk to Stop Executions. For one week, these men and women will be walking from Lucasville to Columbus with a common mission – ending executions. IJPC staff will join for a portion of the walk.