ACTIVE LEGISLATION

Legislation of concern is active in the the following states. If you live in these states, please follow the link to join the state anti-death penalty organization or campaign. Follow their lead, contact your state legislators, volunteer and/or donate. If you know people who live in these states, invite them to do so as well.

Alabama - Dangerous death penalty expansion legislation is proposed

Colorado - Death penalty repeal legislation is moving. Abolition bill passed on Feb 26, 2020!

Delaware - Re-introduction bill is under consideration

Iowa - Re-introduction bill is under consideration

Kentucky - Severe mental illness restriction legislation is pending

Louisiana - Bill to abolish the death penalty is expected this session

Ohio - Death penalty repeal bill in the lame duck session - take action here!

Utah - Death penalty repeal legislation is to be considered

Virginia - Severe mental illness restriction legislation is pending and repeal of the death penalty is a real conversation in 2021

West Virginia - Death penalty reintroduction attempts have been stopped for the current session

Wyoming - Death penalty repeal legislation may be considered in 2021