POLICING REFORMS: Ask Congress to enact national legislation on policing reforms to end extra judicial executions in the United States. Sign the petition today.
ASSISTING IMPACTED COMMUNITIES: Our prisoner family liaison, Charles Keith, provides resources for co-victims/murder victim family members, as well as the families and friends of people on death row, including both the guilty and those who maintain innocence.
WRONGFUL CONVICTION CASE LISTING:A page of featured cases of those who have been put in prison despite claims of innocence, as a public effort to expose wrongful convictions.
VOICES OF EXPERIENCE - LIVE STREAM: Featuring interviews with leading death penalty abolitionists from varying perspectives. Watch our archives of videos with death row exonerees, murder victim family members, law enforcement, movement leaders, clergy, and more.
REPEAL OHIO'S DEATH PENALTY: Read about the state's task force recommendations on addressing Ohio's many problems with its use of the death penalty, and take action with three petitions. Our Ohio action page is here.
REMEMBERING JERRY GIVENS: Jerry Givens, a former executioner who dedicated his life to ending the death penalty, died of COVID-19 on April 13, 2020. Read more here. Additionally, his family has asked that tribute gifts in Jerry’s memory be made to Death Penalty Action as a way to continue Jerry’s legacy and work to end executions.
CHRISTIAN ACTIONS AND RESOURCES: Partnering with Red Letter Christians, DPA invites you to take action in a number of ways, including connecting with Shane Claiborne. Find out more here.
TENNESSEE'S MARCH4MERCY: Following the recent surge of executions under Governor Bill Lee, the Tennessee March4Mercy is organizing public actions for each execution. Act now to stop upcoming executions in TN. Details and action opportunities are here.