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.
Join the Movementnavigateright

Lifelines May 2014

Articles

Honoring Micheal Millman

Honoring Micheal Millman

At their 23rd Annual Awards Dinner on April 15, 2014, Death Penalty Focus presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Michael Millman. Michael Millman has been the executive director of the California Appellate Project for the past 30 years, and is also a founding member of Death Penalty Focus. Read More navigateright

90 Million Strong May Campaign Update

90 Million Strong May Campaign Update

 Read More navigateright

Blog Posts

#90MStrong Monday: “I was witness to his execution. I will never forget.”

#90MStrong Monday: “I was witness to his execution. I will never forget.”

In 2005 I was witness to the execution of Michael Pennington at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Oklahoma.  Read More navigateright

Roundup: Conservative Voices Support Ending the Death Penalty

Roundup: Conservative Voices Support Ending the Death Penalty

Ending the death penalty is a goal that crosses party lines. More and more conservative figures are coming out against capital punishment in the US.  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

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

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

Executive Director Diann Rust-Tierney Discusses Oklahoma Execution on NPR

Executive Director Diann Rust-Tierney Discusses Oklahoma Execution on NPR

New Interview on All Things Considered: "This is what happens when the government acts in secrecy, and without accountability." Read More navigateright