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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Three Years After Troy Davis Execution, More Work To Be Done

Three Years After Troy Davis Execution, More Work To Be Done

Statement from Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

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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?

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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Halt All Executions Nationwide!

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Scheduled Executions

Sep 10

Earl Ringo Jr.

Missouri

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EXECUTED
Sep 22

Hubert Michael

Pennsylvania

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STAYED
Oct 07

Billy Ray Irick

Tennessee

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STAYED
Oct 15

Larry Hatten

Texas

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Oct 29

Mark Christeson

Missouri

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Nov 13

Charles Warner

Oklahoma

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Nov 13

Chadwick Banks

Florida

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Mental Illness and the Death Penalty

Sarah Swig, an intern at NCADP, writes about mental illness and the death penalty in honor of upcoming executions of mentally ill defendants.

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Three Years After Troy Davis Execution, More Work To Be Done

Statement from Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty issued on September 21, 2014, the three year mark of the execution of Troy Davis.

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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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