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Death Penalty

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Arkansas Attorney General Eager to Start KillingGovernor plans to quickly set execution dates for eight men.  [Read More]

California's Death Penalty Back on TrialWatch a live stream of oral arguments in the Ernest Jones case Monday. [Read More]

Connecticut Abolishes the Death Penalty and Closes Death RowState's highest court rules the punishment unconstitutional.  [Read More]

The Death Penalty Will Only Cause Me More PainMy brother, Robert James Kerr, was found lifeless, shirtless, barefoot, and without identification on July 12, 2003 in Everett, Washington. I am still waiting, four years later, for a suspect to be named and for justice to take its course. It has been agonizing for me to go through the pain and ... [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]
Gerri Beauvais
San Francisco, CA
I support DPF because the United States is the only advanced nation that still uses this barbaric form of punishment, despite the fact that it is unconstitutional. The only way that we will be rid of this horrific practice is by educating the American people. Everything I've seen convinces me that I can trust DPF with my donations and that the money is being used wisely and solely for this purpose.
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