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In Memory of Rubin "Hurricane" CarterRemembering the life and legacy of a renowned boxer, wrongfully convicted person, and tireless advocate.  [Read More]


23rd Annual Awards Dinner Draws Stars, Activists, and ExonereesDPF's 23rd Annual Awards Dinner honored Gov. Martin O'Malley, UN Special Rapporteur Juan Mendez, Actor Peter Sarsgaard, and CAP Executive Director Michael Millman among many others. [Read More]


Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, cast of The Killing and UN human-rights advocate among honorees at upcoming Death Penalty Focus Awards Dinner [Read More]



Parents of Murdered Daughter Speak Out Against the Death PenaltyAs a family, we have always been opposed to the Death Penalty. That belief, however, was theoretical; we never dreamed that our family would be touched by violent crime. On January 10, 2001, our only daughter, Laura, was murdered while home on winter break from college. In the days after Laura was ... [Read More]
California Crime Victims for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (CCV)CCV seeks to identify, mobilize and empower the families, friends, and loved ones of murder victims who oppose 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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