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Pope Francis calls for Global AbolitionIn his first visit to the U.S., the pope says all life is sacred. byLeslie Fulbright [Read More]

Arkansas Sets Execution Dates for Eight MenState plans to use the controversial drug midazolam. byLeslie Fulbright [Read More]

Stay of Execution granted for Richard GlossipThe Court of Criminal Appeals in Oklahoma has delayed the execution for two weeks. byLeslie Fulbright [Read More]

I want to live in safe community without the death penaltyAs an African American woman living in Oakland, whose brother was murdered, I strongly oppose the death penalty. More than anything, I want to live in a safe community; a community where my six sons and my daughter are able to pursue all of theirs dreams without fear of becoming another number in ... [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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