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Death Penalty Talk in LAJoin DPF President Mike Farrell for a discussion before Dead Man Walking.  [Read More]


DPF In the News!Mike Farrell writes about the Ohio case of Anthony Apanovitch. [Read More]


Attorney General Calls for MoratoriumEric Holder supports a nationwide stop while some states put executions on hold. [Read More]



Parents of Murdered Daughter Speak Out Against the Death PenaltyAs a family, we have always been opposed to the Death Penalty. That belief, however, was theoretical; we never dreamed that our family would be touched by violent crime. On January 10, 2001, our only daughter, Laura, was murdered while home on winter break from college. In the days after Laura was ... [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]
Mimi Kennedy
Burbank, CA
When the state legislates murder to punish murder, there is no end to the cycle of violence. In our nation, the death penalty has long been an instrument of unequal justice, a temptation to indulge in the worst sins of our national spirit: fear, revenge, racism. Let's abolish it and end the cycle of violence.
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