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Discussing a World without Executions with Jimmy and Rosalynn CarterMike Farrell stops by the Carter Center to speak with the former president. by David Crawford [Read More]


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]



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]
Clergy and Faith Community Mobilization ProjectThis project seeks to identify, energize and mobilize clergy and the faith community in California 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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