Anti Death Penalty information and statistics

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty is the nation's oldest organization dedicated exclusively to the abolition of the death penalty. It leads a national movement against the death penalty fueled by a broad-based national constituency and more than 100 Affiliate organizations.

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Firstly, I believe that death penalty serves as a deterrent and helps in reducing crime.

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Terrorism-Related Offenses Not Resulting in Death.
By Fatwa issued on August 30, 1988, acts of terrorism (as “corruption on earth”) may carry the mandatory death penalty; the Fatwa does not specify that such acts must result in death, and its ambit is unclear. The description of this offense as “corruption on earth” could suggest that the penalty is hadd, although it would not be traditional in the Hanbali school (or most schools of Sunni Islam) to apply the death penalty as hadd for non-lethal corruption on earth.

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SUKAHAM, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia, recognized in its Annual Report for 2011 that public opinion is generally supportive of the death penalty when it concerns murder cases.

The Malaysian Bar Council advocates abolition, and a poll in 2006 showed 64% public opposition to the death penalty.

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) corporation. .

The High Cost of the Death Penalty - FNSA

The continued existence and use of the death penalty undermines our ability to make that vision a reality. It divides us, distracts us and derails us from building that kind of society that respects and values all.

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Meanwhile, mentally ill and impoverished murderers who could not afford good lawyers and did not warrant much media attention were given the death penalty.

Costs of the Death Penalty | Death Penalty Information Center

Ernest van den Haag, in his article "On Deterrence and the Death Penalty" mentions, "One abstains from dangerous acts because of vague, inchoate, habitual and, above all, preconscious fears" (193).

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Having the death penalty in our society is humane; it helps the overcrowding problem and gives relief to the families of the victims, who had to go through an event such as murder....

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Together with our state and national partners, we have won a string of victories for the death penalty abolition movement. Seven states in the past decade have said no to capital punishment. Today, 19 states and the District of the Columbia are death penalty-free, with significant momentum away from the death penalty in almost every other state where it is still on the books.

Failure to Deter Crime Archives - death penalty

We have much work before us. Join us in the fight to eliminate the use of death as punishment, and to transform our society’s response to crime and violence.

6th World Congress against the Death Penalty in Oslo

Secondly, it is true that death penalty is irreversible, but it is hard to kill a wrongly convicted person due to the several chances given to the convicted to prove his innocence.