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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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Anti–death penalty activists need your support

Anti–death penalty activists need your support

As executions continue, frontline activists need to know that you value their commitment and that together, we will restore justice.

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New Gallup Poll Shows Support for Death Penalty is at its Lowest in 45 Years

New Gallup Poll Shows Support for Death Penalty is at its Lowest in 45 Years Gallup News

Recent Gallup Poll shows only 55% of people support the death penalty while 41% of people oppose it.

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NCADP Celebrates an Evening with its Honorees

NCADP Celebrates an Evening with its Honorees

NCADP held its 41st Awards Reception on October 17th to celebrate extraordinary contributions and achievements in its mission to abolish the death penalty

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Pope Francis Speaks Out Against the Death Penalty

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against the Death Penalty Antoine Mekary/ALETEIA

Pope Francis urged the rejection of the death penalty as "an inhumane measure that humiliates, in any way that is pursued, human dignity"

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Supreme Court Grants Stay on Scheduled Execution

Supreme Court Grants Stay on Scheduled Execution

On Tuesday evening, the Supreme Court granted Keith Tharpe a temporary stay on his scheduled execution.

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Four Decades of NCADP Advocacy: What’s Next?

Four Decades of NCADP Advocacy: What’s Next? Florida Department of Corrections

After 40 years of work, we look to see what is left to be done in individual states.

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Do you believe the death penalty is wrong?

Do you believe the death penalty is wrong?

Add your voice to the millions of people speaking out about why the death penalty should end.

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Scheduled Executions

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Patrick C. Hannon

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Ruben Cardenas Ramirez

Texas

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Bobby Wayne Stone

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Juan Castillo

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Anthony Shore

Texas

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William Rayford

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Robert Van Hook

Ohio

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Death Penalty Abolitionists Gather in Washington DC for Annual Awards

Washington, DC: The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will recognize those who have had a major impact in shifting the momentum away from capital punishment.

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Harvard’s Fair Punishment Project Releases a New Report on Ohio Prisoners Facing Execution

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Lush Cosmetics Partners With the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

Lush's Death ≠ Justice campaign is designed to highlight failings within the capital punishment system by engaging customers in death penalty abolition efforts, releasing the documentary "Exonerated," and raising funds for three organizations attempting to halt executions once and for all.

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