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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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#NEWS: Nebraska Lawmakers Vote to Abolish the Death Penalty

#NEWS: Nebraska Lawmakers Vote to Abolish the Death Penalty

Nebraska lawmakers have passed a bill to repeal the death penalty in the state.

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Torchbearer Spotlight: Suzy Drapkin

Torchbearer Spotlight: Suzy Drapkin

I oppose the death penalty because I don’t believe in killing others. I believe it is immoral.

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#NEWS: The Execution of Clayton Lockett

#NEWS: The Execution of Clayton Lockett

The Atlantic offers a detailed look at the horrific 2014 execution of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma.

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The Best Way to Support Abolition is to Become a Torchbearer

The Best Way to Support Abolition is to Become a Torchbearer

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Do you believe the death penalty is wrong?

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Scheduled Executions

May 12

Derrick Charles

Texas

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EXECUTED
May 12

Kimber Edwards

Missouri

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STAYED
Jun 03

Lester Bower

Texas

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Richard Strong

Missouri

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Gregory Russeau

Texas

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Torchbearer Spotlight: Suzy Drapkin

Obviously, how someone feels about the death penalty is very personal, but if it’s not a case about morality, then how about looking at the statistics.

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#NEWS: Nebraska Lawmakers Vote to Abolish the Death Penalty

Nebraska lawmakers have passed a bill to repeal the death penalty in the state.

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#NEWS: Nebraska Legislature Advances Death Penalty Repeal Bill

The Nebraska legislature advances death penalty repeal bill for the second time.

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