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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Faith Statements On the Death Penalty


American Baptist Church

Assemblies of God

Church of the Brethren

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormonism)

The Episcopal Church

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

The Lutheran Church: Missouri Synod

National Association of Evangelicals

The Orthodox Church in America

Presbyterian Church USA

Roman Catholic Church

Southern Baptist Convention

Unitarian Universalist Association

United Church of Christ

The United Methodist Church


The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America

The Rabbinical Assembly

Reform Judaism

Jewish Statements on the Death Penalty, including:


Understanding Islam: Al-Mawrid Institute of Islamic Sciences - Regarding the Death Penalty

BBC Religion & Ethics - Islam and Capital Punishment


Buddha Dharma Education Association - Dharma Data: Capital Punishment

BBC Religion & Ethics - Buddhism and Capital Punishment


BBC Religion & Ethics - Hinduism and Capital Punishment