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The Death Penalty Ignores the Needs of Families of Victims

The Death Penalty Ignores the Needs of Families of Victims

Abolish the death penalty and invest in victims services. Read More navigateright

April 15th LIVE Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates The Death Penalty with Diann Rust-Tierney

April 15th LIVE Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates The Death Penalty with Diann Rust-Tierney

On 15 April 2015, Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, was a featured panelist on a live Intelligence Squared U.S. debate on the death penalty. Read More navigateright

“We’re seeing it among Evangelicals”: How death penalty politics radically, shockingly changed

“We’re seeing it among Evangelicals”: How death penalty politics radically, shockingly changed

NCADP Executive Director, Diann Rust-Tierney speaks with reporter Elias Isquith of Salon magazine about the current state of the ‪death penalty‬ in the U.S. and the goals of the 90 Million Strong Campaign. Read More navigateright

#EXCLUSIVE: Reporter Bailey Elise McBride is Shining A Spotlight on the Death Penalty

#EXCLUSIVE: Reporter Bailey Elise McBride is Shining A Spotlight on the Death Penalty

Reporter Bailey Elise McBride shares why she is against the death penalty and is partnering with the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. Read More navigateright

#90mStrong Monday: “...I learned that everyone is made in the image of  God.”

#90mStrong Monday: “...I learned that everyone is made in the image of God.”

To kick of Women's History Month, check out why NCADP Executive Director Diann Rust-Tierney is part of #90mStrong against the death penalty. Read More navigateright

The Cloak and Daggers of Lethal Injection

The Cloak and Daggers of Lethal Injection

On Tuesday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called for a national moratorium on executions while the Supreme Court revisits lethal injection...He is absolutely right. We need to go further. It's time to stop executions once and for all.  Read More navigateright

#NEWS: Florida Supreme Court Stays Execution of Jerry Correll

#NEWS: Florida Supreme Court Stays Execution of Jerry Correll

The Florida Supreme Court granted a stay of execution on Tuesday to Jerry Correll pending the U.S. Supreme Court review of the use of midazolam as a lethal injection drug. Read More navigateright

#NEWS: Gov. Tom Wolf Announces PA Moratorium on Death Penalty

#NEWS: Gov. Tom Wolf Announces PA Moratorium on Death Penalty

Governor Tom Wolf has issued a moratorium on the death penalty in Pennsylvania. Read More navigateright

#90mStrong Monday: “I believe the death penalty is immoral.”

#90mStrong Monday: “I believe the death penalty is immoral.”

I believe the death penalty is immoral. It says that society can kill a person to prove that for them to have killed someone is wrong. That makes no sense to me. Read More navigateright

State Sanctioned Murder: the Death Penalty and the Struggle for Racial Justice

State Sanctioned Murder: the Death Penalty and the Struggle for Racial Justice

As people across the country are rising up against state violence and mass incarceration, we are reminded of the ways our work fits into the struggle for racial justice. Read More navigateright

SPECIAL EDITION: Weekly News Round-Up: 12/8/14 - 12/12/14

SPECIAL EDITION: Weekly News Round-Up: 12/8/14 - 12/12/14

Broad Coalition Launches National Campaign To End The Death Penalty … IN OTHER NEWS: More Exonerated; More Executed; OH Senate Okays Bill to Keep Lethal Injection Protocols Secret; and Many Connect US Torture Report to US’s Use of Death Penalty & Police Brutality. Read More navigateright

Civil Rights, Religious, Human Rights and Pro-Liberty Groups Launch Campaign to End Death Penalty

Civil Rights, Religious, Human Rights and Pro-Liberty Groups Launch Campaign to End Death Penalty

After year of botched executions, exonerations, and evidence of racial bias in justice system, “90 Million Strong” campaign launches to activate Americans who oppose capital punishment Read More navigateright

Behind the Scenes: Interning at NCADP

Behind the Scenes: Interning at NCADP

We asked one of our interns to write about his experience at NCADP, what we got was a reminder of why this movement matters. Read More navigateright

STATEMENT FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ON BOTCHED EXECUTION OF JOSEPH WOOD IN ARIZONA

STATEMENT FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ON BOTCHED EXECUTION OF JOSEPH WOOD IN ARIZONA

"Tonight, we learned that yet another American has been put to death in a shocking and cruel way." Read More navigateright

#90mStrong Monday: “The justice system is extremely imperfect.”

#90mStrong Monday: “The justice system is extremely imperfect.”

On secular and religious grounds (Christian specifically), I found the death penalty to be problematic and thus, unjust and immoral. Read More navigateright

#90mStrong Monday: “I don’t want to live in a nation where the government supports taking a life.”

#90mStrong Monday: “I don’t want to live in a nation where the government supports taking a life.”

I strongly oppose the death penalty because taking a life is not a justice that helps either party. Read More navigateright

#90mStrong Monday: “An eye-for-an-eye punishment does not “fix” anything.”

#90mStrong Monday: “An eye-for-an-eye punishment does not “fix” anything.”

OK, I’ll bite. Something I’ve been hesitant to share, but am beginning to feel compelled to speak about: A growing interest in the movement to abolish the death penalty. Read More navigateright

#90mStrong Monday: “The death penalty doesn’t change anyone’s behavior.”

#90mStrong Monday: “The death penalty doesn’t change anyone’s behavior.”

I have believed for most of my life that killing is wrong.  Read More navigateright

#90mStrong Monday: “Most kids have been told by their parents that ‘two wrongs don’t make a right.’”

#90mStrong Monday: “Most kids have been told by their parents that ‘two wrongs don’t make a right.’”

I met my father-in-law Fred Gilreath in a Georgia prison where he was on death row for the murder of his wife and her father some 20 years prior. Read More navigateright

Voices of Florida: The #90mStrong Speak Out

Voices of Florida: The #90mStrong Speak Out

Tomorrow John Henry is scheduled to be executed in Florida. The #90mStrong in Florida share why they oppose the death penalty.  Read More navigateright

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