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Pope Francis calls for Global AbolitionIn his first visit to the U.S., the pope says all life is sacred. byLeslie Fulbright [Read More]

Arkansas Sets Execution Dates for Eight MenState plans to use the controversial drug midazolam. byLeslie Fulbright [Read More]

Stay of Execution granted for Richard GlossipThe Court of Criminal Appeals in Oklahoma has delayed the execution for two weeks. 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]
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]
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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