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Abolish the Death Penalty

90 million Americans believe the death penalty is wrong. We mobilize them to end the death penalty state by state.
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Donate now to fight the death penalty

Donate now to fight the death penalty

New year, same problems: Keep supporting us by filling out this form and getting informed so we can strengthen the death penalty abolition movement, tackle threats to our cause, and expand efforts to save lives.

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In Solidarity

In Solidarity

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty stands in solidarity and grief with members of the Tree of Life Synagogue.

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Join the NCADP Action Team

Join the NCADP Action Team

Join our team of dedicated abolitionists to help us spread the message that the death penalty is a relic of the past that has no place in a civil decent society.

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Medical Ethics and Lethal Injection

Medical Ethics and Lethal Injection

Tune into the new NCADP Webinar Series YouTube page to watch our October webinar on the role of medical ethics in the lethal injection process. Our panelists include filmmaker Lauren Knapp and Dr. Jonathan Groner.

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Interview with Richard Stack and Maggie Stogner

Interview with Richard Stack and Maggie Stogner

Read more about American University professors Maggie Stogner and Richard Stack and their new film.

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New Low of 49% in U.S. Say Death Penalty Applied Fairly

New Low of 49% in U.S. Say Death Penalty Applied Fairly Gallup News

The percentage of Americans who believe the death penalty is applied fairly continues to decrease, falling below 50% this year for the first time. Forty-nine percent now say the death penalty is applied fairly and 45% say it is applied unfairly.

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Pope Francis Speaks Out Against the Death Penalty

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against the Death Penalty Antoine Mekary/ALETEIA

Pope Francis urged the rejection of the death penalty as "an inhumane measure that humiliates, in any way that is pursued, human dignity"

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Four Decades of NCADP Advocacy: What’s Next?

Four Decades of NCADP Advocacy: What’s Next? Florida Department of Corrections

After 40 years of work, we look to see what is left to be done in individual states.

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Do you believe the death penalty is wrong?

Do you believe the death penalty is wrong?

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Scheduled Executions

Oct 28

Rodney Berget

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Nov 01

Edmund Zagorski

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Emanuel Kemp

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Nov 14

Robert Moreno Ramos

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Joseph Garcia

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David Earl Miller

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Alvin Braziel

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In Solidarity

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty stands in solidarity and grief with members of the Tree of Life Synagogue

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Washington State Supreme Court Abolishes Death Penalty

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Upcoming Executions October - December 2018

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