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Exonerees Gather to Celebrate Innocence DayDPF and the Loyola Project for the Innocent sponsor a new annual event focusing on wrongful convictions by David Crawford [Read More]


Mental Health the Focus of 12th World Day Against the Death PenaltyAnnual event asks world to "Care, Not Kill." by David Crawford [Read More]


Support for California's Death Penalty in Rapid DeclineFormer Los Angeles DA examines why support is disappearing so quickly. by Gil Garcetti [Read More]



First Annual Death Penalty Focus WeekIntroducing our new annual event covering the core issues and people involved in the movement to end capital punishment. DPF Week 2014 will be from October 5 to October 10 (World Day Against the Death Penalty), with events in northern and southern California. [Read More]
1000 Congregations CampaignThe 1000 Congregations Campaign enables congregations of all faiths to engage in dialogue, discernment, education and prayer on 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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