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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Sarah Swig

Sarah Swig

Fall 2014 Intern

Sarah Swig graduated with honors from Tulane University in May of 2014, completing a double major in Political Science and International Development and a minor in Spanish. Sarah strives to keep her passions for human rights and social justice at the forefront of her career.

 

Blog Posts:

The Death Penalty Robs Education

The Death Penalty Robs Education

An examination of the relationship between spending on the death penalty and on education in the United States. Read More navigateright

Democracies Die Behind Closed Doors: Capital Punishment and State Secrecy Laws

Democracies Die Behind Closed Doors: Capital Punishment and State Secrecy Laws

“Democracies die behind closed doors. When the government begins closing doors, it selectively controls information rightfully belonging to the people. Selective information is misinformation.”— Judge Damon J. Keith, 2002. Read More navigateright

Mental Illness and the Death Penalty

Mental Illness and the Death Penalty

"By all means justice should be done. But I have to wonder: Where is the justice in killing a sick human being?” A look at the death penalty and the mentally ill. Read More navigateright