Political Issues: Death Penalty


Includes articles, commentary and interviews; information about appeals and legislation; for and against execution.

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National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penaltys mission is to abolish the death penalty in the United States and support efforts to abolish the death penalty worldwide.

Witness to Innocence
The mission of WTI is to abolish the death penalty by empowering exonerated death row survivors and their loved ones to become effective leaders in the abolition movement.

The Innocence Project
The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.

People of Faith Against the Death Penalty
The mission of People of Faith Against the Death Penalty is to educate and mobilize faith communities to act to abolish the death penalty in the United States.

World Coalition Against the Death Penalty
The aim of the World Coalition is to strengthen the international dimension of the fight against the death penalty. Its ultimate objective is to obtain the universal abolition of the death penalty.

Bi-Partisan Death Penalty Information
Wikipedia: Capital Punishment
User-created article exploring the bloody history of the judicially-ordered execution of a prisoner as punishment for a serious crime.