RESPONDING TO THE REPRIEVE OF PERVIS PAYNE
On Friday, November 6, due to health concerns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee granted a temporary reprieve (in effect until April 2021) to Pervis Payne, who was scheduled for execution on December 3.
The Catholic Church teaches that the death penalty is unacceptable in all cases because it is "an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person." (Catholic Catechism 2267)
Catholic Mobilizing Network invites you to send this prepared letter thanking Governor Lee for giving Pervis Payne a reprieve. May these letters encourage the governor to choose life over death in the future.
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