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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]



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]
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]
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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