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How many people were killed in your name?As the year comes to an end, we reflect on the fact that we are last Western democracy to allow executions by Mike Farrell & Matt Cherry [Read More]


"The Penalty": A New Documentary in the MakingThe filmmakers who brought you One for Ten are working on an important new project about capital punishment in the 21st century US. by David Crawford [Read More]


Help stop this "miserable spectacle"Texas plans to execute schizophrenic prisoner who wore cowboy suit to trial and tried to subpoena Jesus Christ.  [Read More]



Aqeela Sherrills' son was murdered while home on winter breakThis month marks the sixth anniversary of my son Terrell's death. Terrell went to a party with friends in 2004 in an affluent neighborhood and was shot to death. He was home on winter break from Humboldt State University. Even though Terrell had never been involved with a gang, he became a victim ... [Read More]
California Crime Victims for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (CCV)CCV seeks to identify, mobilize and empower the families, friends, and loved ones of murder victims who oppose 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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