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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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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Supporter Spotlight: Steve Hall

Supporter Spotlight: Steve Hall

"The death penalty in America is a failed experiment. With every passing day, more and more people are seeing how broken it is, in every way you can imagine."

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Death Penalty on The Colbert Report

Death Penalty on The Colbert Report

Stephen Colbert takes on the death penalty and execution drug secrecy in new segment.

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Lost in the U.S. Senate

Lost in the U.S. Senate

The growing concern over the Senate vote on Debo Adegbile's nomination is about whether we believe in due process.

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Forgiveness Takes Precedence Over Wrath

Forgiveness Takes Precedence Over Wrath

I believe we are all called to challenge any state's assumption that it has the right to extinguish the most precious gift anyone will ever receive — that of life.

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Scheduled Executions

Apr 09

Ramiro Hernandez

Texas

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EXECUTED
Apr 16

Jose Villegas

Texas

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Apr 16

Stephen Edmiston

Pennsylvania

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STAYED
Apr 22

Charles Warner

Oklahoma

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Robert Hendrix

Florida

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William Rousan

Missouri

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Apr 29

Clayton Lockett

Oklahoma

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BREAKING NEWS: Tie Vote in New Hampshire Death Penalty Repeal

Today the New Hampshire Senate voted 12-12 on HB 1170, a bill to abolish capital punishment in the state.

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Supporter Spotlight: Steve Hall

"The death penalty in America is a failed experiment. With every passing day, more and more people are seeing how broken it is, in every way you can imagine."

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Guest Post: New Hampshire Senate Vote on Death Penalty Repeal Tomorrow

In less than 24 hours, the NH Senate decides on whether to repeal the death penalty.

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