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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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The Death Penalty Ignores the Needs of Families of Victims

The Death Penalty Ignores the Needs of Families of Victims

Abolish the death penalty and invest in victims services.

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#NEWS: “To End the Anguish, Drop the Death Penalty”

#NEWS: “To End the Anguish, Drop the Death Penalty” John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Bill and Denise Richard, the parents of 8-year-old Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings, wrote a powerful op-ed in the Boston Globe.

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The Death Penalty Robs Education

The Death Penalty Robs Education

An examination of the relationship between spending on the death penalty and on education in the United States.

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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

Torchbearers help save lives. Learn more about ending the death penalty and become a Torchbearer today.

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#NEWS: How the Case Against Anthony Ray Hinton Unraveled

#NEWS: How the Case Against Anthony Ray Hinton Unraveled Bob Farley/EPA

The Washington Post offers insights into how the case against recent Alabama Exoneree Anthony Ray Hinton fell apart.

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Engaging Communities; Empowering Victims

Engaging Communities; Empowering Victims

National Crime Victims' Rights Week is April 19-25. 90 Million Strong will focus on fair & equal treatment of victims. Visit the Office of Justice Programs for more info on this year's theme.

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NCADP Launches ROR Fund Initative

NCADP Launches ROR Fund Initative

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty has launched a new Rapid-Organizing Response (ROR) Fund to respond immediately when threats or opportunities arise in each state.

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Do you believe the death penalty is wrong?

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Missouri

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Texas

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Greg Hunt

Alabama

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Richard Vasquez

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Robert Pruett

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Derrick Charles

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Kimber Edwards

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The Death Penalty Ignores the Needs of Families of Victims

Abolish the death penalty and invest in victims services.

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#NEWS: “To End the Anguish, Drop the Death Penalty”

Bill and Denise Richard, the parents of 8-year-old Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings, wrote a powerful op-ed in the Boston Globe.

Read Morenavigateright

The Death Penalty Robs Education

An examination of the relationship between spending on the death penalty and on education in the United States.

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