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Support for California's Death Penalty in Rapid DeclineFormer Los Angeles DA examines why support is disappearing so quickly. by Gil Garcetti [Read More]


Is the Death Penalty Cruel and Unusual?DPF President Mike Farrell, Witness to Innocence's Ron Keine, and Judge Alex Kozinski debate. by David Crawford [Read More]


Job Opportunity: Director of Development DPF is hiring for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to lead our development efforts!  [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]
Justice Advocates ProjectThis project empowers people with firsthand knowledge of the death penalty system to become advocates for fairness and justice. [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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