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Donate now to fight the death penalty

Donate now to fight the death penalty

New year, same problems: Keep supporting us by filling out this form and getting informed so we can strengthen the death penalty abolition movement, tackle threats to our cause, and expand efforts to save lives.

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“Looking Back. Looking Forward” NCADP December Webinar

“Looking Back. Looking Forward” NCADP December Webinar

On December 18th at 3pm EST, join NCADP for a look back in 2018 and ahead to 2019 for criminal justice and death penalty policy

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DPIC: The Death Penalty in 2018: Year End Report

DPIC: The Death Penalty in 2018: Year End Report Death Penalty Information Center

Executions Remain Below 30. Sentences Below 50 for 4th Year in a Row. Death Row Population Declines for 18th Straight Year.

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There’s a shameful veil of secrecy surrounding state executions

There’s a shameful veil of secrecy surrounding state executions Texas Department of Corrections / AFP

The LA Times reports: A number of death penalty states have in recent years adopted secrecy laws shielding the identities of suppliers of the drugs they buy for lethal injections."

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Join the NCADP Action Team

Join the NCADP Action Team

With nearly 100 new members of Congress and Governors, NCADP is assembling a team to that can help educate these elected officials on the systemic flaws of the death penalty.

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Law of Parties

Law of Parties

Tune into the new NCADP Webinar Series YouTube page to watch our November webinar on the Law of Parties with attorney Mridula Raman, journalist Daniel Gross and a special message from Kenneth Foster

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Interview with Richard Stack and Maggie Stogner

Interview with Richard Stack and Maggie Stogner

Read more about American University professors Maggie Stogner and Richard Stack and their new film.

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New Low of 49% in U.S. Say Death Penalty Applied Fairly

New Low of 49% in U.S. Say Death Penalty Applied Fairly Gallup News

The percentage of Americans who believe the death penalty is applied fairly continues to decrease, falling below 50% this year for the first time. Forty-nine percent now say the death penalty is applied fairly and 45% say it is applied unfairly.

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Pope Francis Speaks Out Against the Death Penalty

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against the Death Penalty Antoine Mekary/ALETEIA

Pope Francis urged the rejection of the death penalty as "an inhumane measure that humiliates, in any way that is pursued, human dignity"

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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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Do you believe the death penalty is wrong?

Do you believe the death penalty is wrong?

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Alvin Braziel

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NCADP Statement on DPIC 2018 Year-End Report

The Death Penalty Information Center 2018 Year-End report: “The Death Penalty in 2018” highlights the erosion of support for the death penalty nationwide.

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In Solidarity

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty stands in solidarity and grief with members of the Tree of Life Synagogue

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Washington State Supreme Court Abolishes Death Penalty

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