Death Penalty Focus

Death Penalty
   
 

What's New
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]



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]
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.
Sign me up!
Optional Member Code
Get email alerts from DPF