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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The Best Way to Support Abolition is to Become a Torchbearer

The Best Way to Support Abolition is to Become a Torchbearer

Torchbearers help save lives. Learn more about ending the death penalty and become a Torchbearer today.

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#NEWS: How the Case Against Anthony Ray Hinton Unraveled

#NEWS: How the Case Against Anthony Ray Hinton Unraveled Bob Farley/EPA

The Washington Post offers insights into how the case against recent Alabama Exoneree Anthony Ray Hinton fell apart.

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#EDITORIAL: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Should Not Get Death Penalty

#EDITORIAL: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Should Not Get Death Penalty AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins

The LA Times has written a forceful editorial stating that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should not be given the death penalty

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Engaging Communities; Empowering Victims

Engaging Communities; Empowering Victims

National Crime Victims' Rights Week is April 19-25. 90 Million Strong will focus on fair & equal treatment of victims. Visit the Office of Justice Programs for more info on this year's theme.

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#NEWS: Delaware Senate Passes Repeal Bill

#NEWS: Delaware Senate Passes Repeal Bill

On Thursday the Delaware Senate passed a bill to repeal the death penalty in the state.

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How death penalty politics radically, shockingly changed

How death penalty politics radically, shockingly changed

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

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#LIVE: Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates The Death Penalty!

#LIVE: Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates The Death Penalty!

NCADP Executive Director Diann Rust-Tierney was a panelist on a LIVE Intelligence Squared U.S. debate on abolishing the death penalty in the U.S. Watch the full debate.

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NCADP Launches ROR Fund Initative

NCADP Launches ROR Fund Initative

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty has launched a new Rapid-Organizing Response (ROR) Fund to respond immediately when threats or opportunities arise in each state.

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Do you believe the death penalty is wrong?

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Kent Sprouse

Texas

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Andre Cole

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Manuel Garza

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Greg Hunt

Alabama

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Richard Vasquez

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Robert Pruett

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Derrick Charles

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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.

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#EDITORIAL: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Should Not Get Death Penalty

The LA Times has written a forceful editorial stating that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should not be given the death penalty.

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#NEWS: How the Case Against Anthony Ray Hinton Unraveled

On Thursday, 2 April 2015, Anthony Ray Hinton, who spent almost 30 years on death row in Alabama for the 1985 murders of two men, was exonerated and freed. The Washington Post shares how the case against him fell apart.

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