While Death Penalty Action is a leadership, resource and support organization for those wishing to take action against the death penalty, we invite you to educate yourself about the facts and realities surrounding this issue.
The death penalty in the United States is indisputably racist, arbitrary, costly, error prone, harmful to homicide victim survivors, and prone to geographic disparity, poor legal representation and prosecutorial overreach.
The following web sites provide regularly updated data:
The following are the websites of other national organizations working primarily on this issue:
Find a state organization near you to get involved locally!