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How many people were killed in your name?As the year comes to an end, we reflect on the fact that we are last Western democracy to allow executions by Mike Farrell & Matt Cherry [Read More]


"The Penalty": A New Documentary in the MakingThe filmmakers who brought you One for Ten are working on an important new project about capital punishment in the 21st century US. by David Crawford [Read More]


Help stop this "miserable spectacle"Texas plans to execute schizophrenic prisoner who wore cowboy suit to trial and tried to subpoena Jesus Christ.  [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]
International Campaign to End the Death PenaltyDeath Penalty Focus sits on the steering committee of the World Coalition Against 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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