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Conservative Nebraska Abolishes Death PenaltyIn a tight vote, Nebraska legislators override governor's veto and abolish the death penalty.  [Read More]


Tsarnaev verdict shows three fatal flaws of death penaltyMargo Schulter explores some of the lessons learned from the Boston Marathon trial. by Margo Schulter, Guest Blogger [Read More]


DPF 24th Annual Awards Dinner draws Supporters, Activists and ExonereesHosted by John Fugelsang, DPF's dinner honored Ohio exonerees, Assistant Federal Public Defender Dale Baich, and CNN's Death Row Stories, among many others. [Read More]



The Death Penalty Will Only Cause Me More PainMy brother, Robert James Kerr, was found lifeless, shirtless, barefoot, and without identification on July 12, 2003 in Everett, Washington. I am still waiting, four years later, for a suspect to be named and for justice to take its course. It has been agonizing for me to go through the pain and ... [Read More]
Law Enforcement Outreach Project (LEO)This project lifts up the voices of law enforcement and seeks to increase their visibility as opponents of the death penalty.  [Read More]
Ellen Eggers
Sacramento, CA
I give to DPF because it is the very best hope for abolishing the death penalty in California. Ten years ago, abolishing the death penalty seemed like a nearly impossible task. Thanks to the work of DPF, it no longer seems so monumental. If anyone can make it happen, it is Death Penalty Focus. Dollars given to DPF are dollars well-spent!
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