St. Norbert College Peace and Justice Center to host "Faithful citizenship: a forum on the death penalty"

October 17, 2006

From St. Norbert College, October 10, 2006
by Jordan Vater, jordan.vater@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

The Peace and Justice Center at St. Norbert College will be hosting "Faithful Citizenship: A Forum on the Death Penalty" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17 in the Fort Howard Theater. The event is free and open to the public.

Several speakers with perspectives on theology, political science and the death penalty will promote peaceful and faithful citizenship before the November elections, which include an advisory referendum about the death penalty in Wisconsin.

The keynote speakers include Hank Schultz, First Assistant State Public Defender of Brown County, James Wiley, a St. Norbert College political science professor, and Larry Thorsen, Associate Professor of Mathematics at St. Norbert College. Thorsen is affiliated with Amnesty International, Wisconsin Coalition Against the Death Penalty and the American Civil Liberties Union.

For more information on the event, please contact the Peace and Justice Center at (920) 403-3881 or at pjc@snc.edu.