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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]


Support for Capital Punishment Continues to DropNew report from Pew Research Center shows lowest support in 40 years. [Read More]



Innocent and Condemned to Die: The Story of Greg WilhoitOn June 1, 1985, Greg's wife Kathy was brutally murdered in Tulsa, Oklahoma leaving Greg to raise two little girls 4 months and 14 months old. Almost a year later Greg was arrested and charged with Kathy's murder. He spent five years of his life on death row, until he received a full exoneration in ... [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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