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Supreme Court Justice Calls for End to Death PenaltyJustice John Paul Stevens says Texas executed an innocent man. byLeslie Fulbright [Read More]


Midazolam Still Being Used in ExecutionsThe controversial drug has come into question after several botched executions in 2014. by Joe Steinberger [Read More]


Rabbi Leonard Beerman April 9,1921 - Dec. 24, 2014 A tribute to one of DPF's founding board members. [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]
Clergy and Faith Community Mobilization ProjectThis project seeks to identify, energize and mobilize clergy and the faith community in California against the death penalty.  [Read More]
Nancy Vollertsen
Edmond, OK
I support DPF because I know that any money I contribute goes directly towards the fight to end the death penalty. My brother, Greg Wilhoit, spent five years on death row for a crime he did not commit. He was exonerated because of the tireless work of a public defender and the faith and determination of his family. DPF has given Greg an opportunity to share his story and draw attention to the terrible possibility that an innocent person could be executed.
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