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Support for California's Death Penalty in Rapid DeclineFormer Los Angeles DA examines why support is disappearing so quickly. by Gil Garcetti [Read More]


Is the Death Penalty Cruel and Unusual?DPF President Mike Farrell, Witness to Innocence's Ron Keine, and Judge Alex Kozinski debate. by David Crawford [Read More]


Job Opportunity: Director of Development DPF is hiring for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to lead our development efforts!  [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]
International Campaign to End the Death PenaltyDeath Penalty Focus sits on the steering committee of the World Coalition Against 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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