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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Jesse Docter

Jesse Docter is an intern at the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, and a sophomore at Oberlin College. At Oberlin he studies history and politics, and is a student senator. In his spare time he enjoys cooking and biking.

Blog Posts:

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

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

Delaware Repeal Measure Scheduled for Vote on House Floor

Momentum is building in Delaware behind a death penalty repeal bill that is scheduled to be considered on the house floor on Thursday January 28th. Read More navigateright

Kansas Repeal Legislation Introduced

On January 28th a bi-partisan group of law-makers will gather to announce their intention to move death penalty repeal legislation forward in Kansas. Read More navigateright

Reflections on Martin Luther King’s Legacy and the Death Penalty

Reflections on Martin Luther King’s Legacy and the Death Penalty

On the occasion of Martin Luther King Junior’s 87th birthday, we must examine our national progress on a project that Dr. King framed so beautifully throughout his life’s work. Read More navigateright