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Featuring opinion and analysis from DPF staff, board members, and guest writers, and others with first-hand experience of the death penalty system.

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Blog / June 17, 2017

VIDEO: Sen. Bernie Sanders Speaks at the 26th Annual DPF Awards Dinner

On May 7, 2017, Death Penalty Focus awarded Sen. Bernie Sanders with its top honor, the Abolition Award, for his commitment to ending executions in the United States. He then delivered a thoughtful, moving acceptance speech to those at the event. We now have the video, so you can see it as well.

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