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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We’re Thankful…

We’re Thankful…

To celebrate Thanksgiving, we the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty are taking a moment to reflect on all the things we’re thankful for...

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The Death Penalty and Its Inexcusable Burden on Prison Workers

The Death Penalty and Its Inexcusable Burden on Prison Workers Clay McLaughlan/Reuters/Corbis

Prison workers are forced to endure the reality of what it means to execute a human being, and this does not go without consequence.

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NEWS: Pope Francis Reaffirms Absolute Condemnation of Death Penalty

NEWS: Pope Francis Reaffirms Absolute Condemnation of Death Penalty

Important Statement from Pope Francis regarding the death penalty.

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Democracies Die Behind Closed Doors: Capital Punishment & State Secrecy

Democracies Die Behind Closed Doors: Capital Punishment & State Secrecy

“Democracies die behind closed doors. When the government begins closing doors, it selectively controls information rightfully belonging to the people."

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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?

Do you believe the death penalty is wrong?

Add your voice to the millions of people speaking out about why the death penalty should end.

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Scheduled Executions

Nov 13

Chadwick Banks

Florida

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EXECUTED
Nov 19

Leon Taylor

Missouri

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EXECUTED
Nov 19

Gregory Lott

Ohio

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STAYED
Nov 26

William Gibson

Indiana

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STAYED
Dec 03

Scott Panetti

Texas

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Dec 09

Edmund Zagorski

Tennessee

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Dec 09

Robert Holsey

Georgia

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We’re Thankful…

To celebrate Thanksgiving, we the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty are taking a moment to reflect on all the things we’re thankful for...

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Weekly News Round-Up: 11/3/14 - 11/7/14

MD AG argues state no longer has “authority” to execute. One man's death sentence is thrown out in TX while another mentally-ill man is prepared for execution. And questions are raised about the moral and financial cost of the death penalty.

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Weekly News Round-Up: 10/27/14 - 10/31/14

2014 Likely to Have Fewest US Executions Since 1994…Even in Texas, Executions Are Down. Missouri Execution Is Stayed Due to Negligent Defense Counsel. Oklahoma Executions Postponed Until 2015. More States Fighting to Keep Execution Procedures Secret. PLUS: Outrage Of The Week.

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