Florida’s Governor is about to receive the so-called “Timely Justice Act” that – if signed – would virtually ensure the execution of an innocent person.
This morning a few Nebraskan lawmakers prevented a vote on the death penalty through filibuster – despite there being an apparent majority who would have voted for repeal.
Nebraska Senators will debate and vote on legislation to repeal the death penalty this Monday.
Yesterday Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley made history when he signed repeal of the death penalty into law.
Maryland’s Governor, Martin O’Malley, today signed the legislation to repeal Maryland’s death penalty. The new law makes Maryland the sixth state in six years to end the death penalty.
Delaware's Judiciary Committee will be voting on the death penalty this Wednesday. We have just less than two days to influence that vote!
Less than two weeks after the Maryland legislature passed legislation to repeal the death penalty, its neighbors in the Delaware State Senate did the same, by a vote of 11-10.
Maryland lawmakers spent a decade in futile attempts to make the death penalty work. This month, they finally gave up and voted to end it, thanks to people like you.
Delaware's State Senate voted 11-10 to pass legislation to repeal the death penalty. Next up is the State House vote.
Legislation to end the death penalty in Delaware has cleared a Senate Committee. The full Senate could vote in a matter of days.
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