Help end the death penalty in Delaware!

Help end the death penalty in Delaware!The bill to repeal the death penalty will be debated on the House floor this Thursday, January 28. After being stalled in committee for three years, the full House will finally get a chance to weigh in.

Now is the time to contact your Representative and tell him/her to say YES to repeal.

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Tell California to leave executions in the past.

Tell California to leave executions in the past.California has the largest death row in the nation – more than 700 people – but hasn’t had an execution in almost 10 years. Now, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has proposed flawed new lethal injection procedures to try and restart executions.

Contact the CDCR now and tell them you oppose their fundamentally flawed proposals for executions.

The CDCR must listen and individually respond to concerns about its proposal. If you speak up, then you can impact this troubling development. Continue Reading →

Urgent: Tell Congress not to cut victims services

#DontCutVOCAWe need your urgent action to help save critical funding for victims services.

Every year, Congress sets a level of spending from a fund known as VOCA. These are not tax dollars. Many of these funds go to community groups to support vital services like trauma intervention and counseling for people who have been harmed by crime and violence.

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Act now to halt execution in Oklahoma

Richard Glossip

Time is running out for Richard Glossip.

In less than 24 hours, Glossip is scheduled be executed, despite mounting evidence of his innocence.

Call Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin now, and ask her to stay the execution to allow for further investigation. Her phone lines are being flooded, but she needs to hear from you that this execution should not go forward.

Governor’s main office number: (405) 521-2342

Governor’s voicemail for comments: (405) 522-8857

The pending execution has generated a huge outcry from all over the world. From Sister Helen Prejean, to former Dallas Cowboys Coach Barry Switzer, to Virgin mogul Richard Branson, to conservative US Senator Tom Coburn, to actress Susan Sarandon – even a juror from the original case came forward to say he wouldn’t have voted to convict Glossip if he’d had all the evidence that is currently available.

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