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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]



Former Florida Warden Haunted by Botched ExecutionDuring my tenure as Warden at Florida State Prison it was my duty to oversee the executions of three men: John Earl Bush, John Mills Jr. and Pedro Medina. Remembering every gruesome detail of their deaths is haunting.  [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]
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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