National Coalition to

Abolish the Death Penalty

90 million Americans believe the death penalty is wrong. We mobilize them to end the death penalty state by state.
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Exclusive with Austin Sarat

Exclusive with Austin Sarat

We spoke with legal scholar Austin Sarat about botched executions and the future of the death penalty abolition movement.

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Sign On: Halt All Executions Nationwide!

Sign On: Halt All Executions Nationwide!

The 90 million people who oppose the death penalty are outraged, organized, and ready to fight to halt all executions nationwide. Take action today.

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Do you believe the death penalty is wrong?

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Scheduled Executions

Sep 10

Earl Ringo Jr.

Missouri

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EXECUTED
Sep 10

Willie Trottie

Texas

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EXECUTED
Sep 17

Lisa Coleman

Texas

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Sep 22

Hubert Michael

Pennsylvania

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STAYED
Oct 07

Billy Ray Irick

Tennessee

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STAYED
Oct 15

Raymond Tibbetts

Ohio

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Nov 13

Charles Warner

Oklahoma

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Joint Statement: Calling on Missouri Governor Nixon to Stop Execution of Earl Ringo Jr.

Joint statement calling on Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to Appoint a Board of Inquiry to exam the role of race in death penalty sentencing and to #haltallexecutions in Missouri until the St. Louis University study has been completed and determines whether or not race influenced sentencing in Earl Ringo Jr.'s case and other death penalty cases in Missouri.

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This Weeks News: NCADP Renews Call to Halt All Executions After New Findings Ohio Prisoner Suffered

Today, the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty renewed its call for a halt to all executions nationwide, in response to this week's new findings by a medical expert indicating that an Ohio prisoner was conscious and likely suffered a prolonged and lingering death during a lethal injection in January.

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EXCLUSIVE: An Interview with Capital Punishment Scholar Austin Sarat

We spoke with legal scholar Austin Sarat about botched executions and the future of the death penalty abolition movement.

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