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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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Stop This Execution

Stop This Execution

In Tennessee, Edmund Zagorski can be executed starting anytime after Oct 21. Please call TN Gov. Bill Haslam and ask him to stop executions so the system can be examined to ensure fairness. Call Bill Haslam at (615) 741-2001 or email him at: bill.haslam@tn.gov.

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Medical Ethics and Lethal Injection

Medical Ethics and Lethal Injection

This coming month we will be examining the role of medical ethics in the lethal injection process with physicians and nurses who oppose the medical participation in the process of capital punishment.

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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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The Risk of Fentanyl Use

The Risk of Fentanyl Use

Across the United States, states utilizing lethal injection as a mode for capital punishment have confronted drug shortages. Read more.

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New Gallup Poll Shows Support for Death Penalty is at its Lowest in 45 Years

New Gallup Poll Shows Support for Death Penalty is at its Lowest in 45 Years Gallup News

Recent Gallup Poll shows only 55% of people support the death penalty while 41% of people oppose it.

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NCADP Celebrates an Evening with its Honorees

NCADP Celebrates an Evening with its Honorees

NCADP held its 41st Awards Reception on October 17th to celebrate extraordinary contributions and achievements in its mission to abolish the death penalty

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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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Supreme Court Grants Stay on Scheduled Execution

Supreme Court Grants Stay on Scheduled Execution

On Tuesday evening, the Supreme Court granted Keith Tharpe a temporary stay on his scheduled execution.

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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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Scheduled Executions

Oct 11

Edmund Zagorski

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Oct 24

Kwame Rockwell

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Rodney Berget

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Emanuel Kemp

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Robert Moreno Ramos

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Joseph Garcia

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Dec 06

David Earl Miller

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Washington State Supreme Court Abolishes Death Penalty

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Upcoming Executions October - December 2018

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