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DPF In the News!Mike Farrell writes about the Ohio case of Anthony Apanovitch. [Read More]


Attorney General Calls for MoratoriumEric Holder supports a nationwide stop while some states put executions on hold. [Read More]


Pennsylvania Governor Halts ExecutionsSays system is flawed, unjust and expensive. byLeslie Fulbright [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]
1000 Congregations CampaignThe 1000 Congregations Campaign enables congregations of all faiths to engage in dialogue, discernment, education and prayer on 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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