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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]



Parents of Murdered Daughter Speak Out Against the Death PenaltyAs a family, we have always been opposed to the Death Penalty. That belief, however, was theoretical; we never dreamed that our family would be touched by violent crime. On January 10, 2001, our only daughter, Laura, was murdered while home on winter break from college. In the days after Laura was ... [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]
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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