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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 New Edition of the Campaigner is Out! Read it Today!

The New Edition of the Campaigner is Out! Read it Today!

This summer, the 90 Million Strong Campaign and the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will be engaged in some decisive and timely work.

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Four Decades of NCADP Advocacy: What’s Next?

Four Decades of NCADP Advocacy: What’s Next? Florida Department of Corrections

After 40 years of work, we look to see what is left to be done in individual states.

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NCADP Recommends: 2016 Suggested Reading List

NCADP Recommends: 2016 Suggested Reading List

Check out our list of valuable books that discuss capital punishment, the criminal justice system, and social reform.

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Election 2016: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and the Death Penalty

Election 2016: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and the Death Penalty Photo credit: usdailyreview.com

Some candidates have announced their opposition to the death penalty, and more have pointed to the numerous problems with it.

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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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Robert Pruett

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Terry Edwards

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Ramiro Gonzales

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Rauf v. Delaware, Delaware Supreme Court’s ruling that its death penalty statute is unconstitutional

The Delaware Supreme Court ruled the state’s current death penalty scheme was unconstitutional.

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LegalWatch: U.S. Supreme Court Ends 2015-2016 Term, Decided Important Death Penalty Issues

The U.S. Supreme Court is wrapping up its 2015-2016 term this week. Starting all the way back at the beginning of last October, the Court decided two particularly noteworthy death penalty-related cases this term, and agreed to hear a third during its 2016-2017 term.

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The Annual Fast & Vigil in Washington, DC June 29th - July 2nd

For these four days, death penalty abolitionists from around the country will gather at the steps of the Supreme Court to call for an end to capital punishment in the United States.

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