Ending the Death Penalty in New Hampshire
Speaker: Barbara Keshen
Barbara Keshen, a member of the Concord UU, is happily retired from the legal profession that she loved. For most of her career, Barbara practiced in the area of criminal law, as a prosecutor and later as a public defender. She served as the Legal Director for the ACLU of NH. She is currently the chair of the NH Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.
This weekend, ministers, rabbis, priests, and pastors around the state of New Hampshire are preaching about the impact of the Death Penalty on our lives. UUs have officially opposed capital punishment since 1961 and have repeatedly reaffirmed the need to find alternatives. It it time … read more.
As Unitarian Universalists we are called to “go boldly into our future”. But how can we go boldly into our future when we haven’t yet atoned for or paid for the sins of our past? The United States prospered on the backs of its slaves. … read more.
The Dalai Lama said “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” It’s easier said than done.