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Support for Capital Punishment Continues to DropNew report from Pew Research Center shows lowest support in 40 years. [Read More]


LA Times says it was wrong about McVeigh, opposes death penaltyEditorial Board says Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should not die at the hands of his government. [Read More]


Three more San Quentin inmates die Natural death often comes before cases are reviewed. byLeslie Fulbright [Read More]



DPF Awards DinnerThe Death Penalty Focus Awards Dinner will be held May 7 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. Each year, we honor those who have committed themselves to standing up for justice.  [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]
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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