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Federal Judge Says CA Death Penalty UnconstitutionalBush-appointed judge says "execution would offend the most-basic constitutional protections" [Read More]


DPF Appoints New Director of Community Outreach and EducationNew position to be filled by Former Program Coordinator David Crawford [Read More]


Infographic: The First Time We Ended the Death PenaltySaturday marks the anniversary of the ruling that struck down the death penalty. by David Crawford [Read More]



Aqeela Sherrills' son was murdered while home on winter breakThis month marks the sixth anniversary of my son Terrell's death. Terrell went to a party with friends in 2004 in an affluent neighborhood and was shot to death. He was home on winter break from Humboldt State University. Even though Terrell had never been involved with a gang, he became a victim ... [Read More]
Law Enforcement Outreach Project (LEO)This project lifts up the voices of law enforcement and seeks to increase their visibility as opponents of the death penalty.  [Read More]
Ellen Eggers
Sacramento, CA
I give to DPF because it is the very best hope for abolishing the death penalty in California. Ten years ago, abolishing the death penalty seemed like a nearly impossible task. Thanks to the work of DPF, it no longer seems so monumental. If anyone can make it happen, it is Death Penalty Focus. Dollars given to DPF are dollars well-spent!
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