May 12, 2010; Source: Dallas Morning News | This account is by a man who, when his mother was murdered, decided to organize. His choice of a response was to join a nonprofit made up of people who have family members who have been murdered—in order to fight the death penalty. It is these kinds of stories—about taking personal and collective action on strong moral conviction—that make our democracy vibrant and that, as Bill Schambra so eloquently stated in his article, is the essence of what our sector is and does.—Ruth McCambridge