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In Memory of Rubin "Hurricane" CarterRemembering the life and legacy of a renowned boxer, wrongfully convicted person, and tireless advocate.  [Read More]


23rd Annual Awards Dinner Draws Stars, Activists, and ExonereesDPF's 23rd Annual Awards Dinner honored Gov. Martin O'Malley, UN Special Rapporteur Juan Mendez, Actor Peter Sarsgaard, and CAP Executive Director Michael Millman among many others. [Read More]


Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, cast of The Killing and UN human-rights advocate among honorees at upcoming Death Penalty Focus Awards Dinner [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]
California Crime Victims for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (CCV)CCV seeks to identify, mobilize and empower the families, friends, and loved ones of murder victims who oppose 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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