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Chip Sharpe

I’m grateful to Death Penalty Focus and other organizations, religious and secular, that are faithfully keeping my hope alive. The arc of justice bends slowly — and can sometimes be deflected — but continues to bend toward justice… and mercy.

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Andrew Abrahams

What we love about DPF is that it uses the lens of this deep wrong to probe and attack many different types of inequities and problems with our criminal justice system. It doesn’t replace other efforts but provides a powerful orthogonal perspective that maybe someday in not that distant future will be happily irrelevant.

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Colleen Tracy

To me, supporting the abolition of the death penalty gives me the chance to let those men and women on death row know that I still see them.  I see them not as the worst thing they have ever done but as someone who still has a heart just like mine.

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Gerlind Kennedy

I believe nobody has the right to take anyone’s life no matter the crime. I believe in redemption & mercy and yes, re integration into society if at all possible.

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Chip Sharpe

I’m grateful to Death Penalty Focus and other organizations, religious and secular, that are faithfully keeping my hope alive. The arc of justice bends slowly — and can sometimes be deflected — but continues to bend toward justice… and mercy.

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Andrew Adams

I am very fortunate that my contact with capital punishment has been abstract and not via personal experiences.    Like many children, at an early

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In brief: November 2022

In Texas, Tracy Beatty was killed early last month despite valid questions about whether his crime qualified for the death penalty. Beatty was found guilty

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