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Guest Post: Death Penalty is Not a Christian Value

Guest Post: Death Penalty is Not a Christian Value

Christian author Marci Alborghetti shares why the Bible does not support the death penalty.  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

Guest Post: The Value of Execution Vigils

Guest Post: The Value of Execution Vigils

Michael Stone explores the power and purpose of execution vigils.  Read More navigateright

#90mStrong Monday: “Stop this insane and inhumane procedure now.”

#90mStrong Monday: “Stop this insane and inhumane procedure now.”

Why Bob is one of the 90 million people who opposes the death penalty  Read More navigateright

Vigils Throughout Missouri Next Week for John Winfield Execution

Vigils Throughout Missouri Next Week for John Winfield Execution

Join Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty for vigils throughout the state.  Read More navigateright

#90mStrong Monday: “I regard execution as a blasphemy, for it limits the power of God to transform.”

#90mStrong Monday: “I regard execution as a blasphemy, for it limits the power of God to transform.”

Ivy League Professor, Priest, and Activist Paul Jones shares his personal experiences with the death penalty.  Read More navigateright

Friday Roundup: Less Lethal Drugs, More Extreme Solutions

Friday Roundup: Less Lethal Drugs, More Extreme Solutions

As support for the death penalty hits an all time low and lethal injection drugs become unavailable, some death penalty supporters and states are growing even more extreme. Read More navigateright

Maya Angelou: “A warrior for tolerance, equality, and peace.”

"She will be missed, but she will not be forgotten. We stand on her shoulders." --Professor Charles Ogletree Read More navigateright

I Spent More Than Six Years as an Innocent Woman on Death Row

I Spent More Than Six Years as an Innocent Woman on Death Row

The new season of Orange is the New Black will be available on Netflix starting next weekend. I won’t be watching it. I lived it. Read More navigateright

Guest Post: Death penalty will never be risk-free.

Guest Post: Death penalty will never be risk-free.

Our constitution requires that, if a state wishes to use the death penalty, we must guarantee that it is not cruel punishment. And for good reason.  Read More navigateright

#90mStrong Monday: “I work to end the death penalty, in memory of my father.”

#90mStrong Monday: “I work to end the death penalty, in memory of my father.”

I knew long ago that even if my father's murderer was found, the only thing that would provide true healing for me would be equality and justice.  Read More navigateright

More Push Back on Capital Punishment; Supreme Court Rules Against Florida

More Push Back on Capital Punishment; Supreme Court Rules Against Florida

“ The Eighth Amendment’s protection of dignity reflects the Nation we have been, the Nation we are, and the Nation we aspire to be.” --Justice Kennedy Read More navigateright

55% Americans Support the Death Penalty. I Used to Be One of Them.

55% Americans Support the Death Penalty. I Used to Be One of Them.

Writer Philip Egger reveals how new data on innocent death row inmates changed his opinion of the death penalty.  Read More navigateright

Guest Post: Humanist Approach to the Capital Punishment

Guest Post: Humanist Approach to the Capital Punishment

Roy Speckhardt, Executive Director of the American Humanist Association, weighs in on why humanists have a natural opposition to the death penalty.  Read More navigateright

Supporter Spotlight: Norman Reimer

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Delaware Supreme Court Unanimous Reversal of Conviction and Death Sentence of Jermaine Wright

Delaware Supreme Court Unanimous Reversal of Conviction and Death Sentence of Jermaine Wright

On May 19th, in a 5-0 unanimous ruling, the Delaware Supreme Court overturned the conviction of death row prisoner Jermaine Wright, citing a “miscarriage of justice.” Read More navigateright

UPDATE: U.S. Supreme Court Grants Stay to Russell Bucklew

UPDATE: U.S. Supreme Court Grants Stay to Russell Bucklew

Late Wednesday night, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a stay of execution for Russell Bucklew in Missouri, allowing his appeal with the 8th Circuit Court to proceed.  Read More navigateright

Death Penalty Repeal Fails in New Hampshire; “The fight does not end here.”

Death Penalty Repeal Fails in New Hampshire; “The fight does not end here.”

New Hampshire Senate Fails to Pass SB 202 with Amendment to Repeal the Death Penalty Read More navigateright

It’s Time to Halt All Executions.

It’s Time to Halt All Executions.

Russell Bucklew is scheduled to be the first person executed since Clayton Lockett. Help us halt all executions nationwide.  Read More navigateright

Song of the Day: “Death Penalty” by Broke Brothers

"Two wrongs don't make it right"--new track from yesterday's Oklahoma death penalty rally.  Read More navigateright

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