Resolution 22-04 Concerning the Death Penalty
IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED the Public Policy of the Libertarian Party of Oregon is to appeal to Governor Brown to commute all current death sentences before the end of her term of office; and,
It is FURTHER RESOLVED the Secretary of the Public Policy Board shall cause a copy of this resolution to be forwarded to Governor Brown, the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Oregon American Civil Liberties Union, the Death Penalty Information Center, Oregonians for Alternatives for the Death Penalty, the Episcopal Bishop of Oregon, The Catholic Archbishop of Oregon, the Chair of the Oregon Board of Rabbis, and the Chair of the Libertarian National Committee; and,
It is FURTHER RESOLVED the Libertarian Party of Oregon may initiate or sign onto a joint public statement calling for a mass commutation of Oregon’s current death sentences and the Chair of the Libertarian Party of Oregon or others designated by the Chair of the Public Policy Board may submit Op/Eds to newspapers and speak to electronic media about this resolution.
Adopted date: 10/22/22