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The Advocates for Human Rights is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights.

Alaskans Against the Death Penalty is committed to keeping the death penalty out of Alaska.

The ACLU Capital Punishment Project is a national project of the American Civil Liberties Union that is working towards repeal of the death penalty in the United States.

The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world.

Amnesty International's death penalty page.

California People of Faith Working Against the Death Penalty works to educate and mobilize faith communities to act to abolish the death penalty in California.

The Campaign to End the Death Penalty (CEDP) is a national grassroots organization dedicated to the abolition of capital punishment.

The Capital Restorative Justice Project promotes healing through nonviolent means in communities in North Carolina that were affected by capital murder and executions.

Carolina Justice Policy Center
is a North Carolina based advocacy organization dedicated to criminal justice reforms, including reforms of the death penalty.

Catholics Against Capital Punishment was founded in 1992 to promote greater awareness of Catholic Church teachings that characterize capital punishment as unnecessary, inappropriate and unacceptable in today's world.

The Catholic Campaign to End the Use of the Death Penalty was formed as an invitation by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops to work towards abolishing the death penalty in the United States.

The Catholic Mobilizing Network (CMN)
proclaims the Catholic Church's unconditional pro-life teaching and its application to capital punishment and restorative justice.

The Center for Death Penalty Litigation is a nonprofit law firm that is dedicated to providing legal representation to those convicted of and accused of capital crimes in North Carolina.

Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE) is a national, grassroots organization that is dedicated to criminal justice reform.

Coalition of Arizonans to Abolish the Death Penalty is dedicated to abolishing the death penalty in Arizona.

Coloradans Against the Death Penalty is dedicated to abolishing the death penalty in Colorado.

The Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty is dedicated to abolishing the death penalty in Connecticut.

The Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project integrates the power of theatre arts and academic study into the national discourse on the death penalty to replace ignorance, apathy, and cynicism among young people regarding the death penalty with information, introspection, and inspiration.

Death Penalty Focus is one of the largest organizations in the nation dedicated to the abolition of capital punishment through public education; grassroots and political organizing; original research; media outreach; local, state and nationwide coalition building; and the education of religious, legislative and civic leaders about the death penalty and its alternatives.

The Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) is the first place to look when you need news, updates, facts and figures about the death penalty. DPIC is widely cited by major media. Indispensible!

The Death Row Support Project matches people to pen-pals on death row.

Delaware Citizens Opposed to the Death Penalty is working to abolish the death penalty in Deleware.

Equal Justice USA is a national, grassroots organization working to build a criminal justice system that is fair, effective, and humane, starting with repeal of the death penalty and increased services to families of homicide victims.

The Fair Trial Initiative works to provide fair and competent defense to people who are being tried capitally.

Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is a coalition of individuals and organizations united to abolish the death penalty in Florida.

The General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church

Georgians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is the statewide coalition of concerned organizations and individuals working for greater fairness in Georgia's criminal justice system and an end to capital punishment.

I Was in Prison offers monthly e-newsletters for people who are interested in prison ministry or repealing the death penalty.

The Illinois Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty is dedicated to keeping Illinois free of the death penalty.

The Indiana Information Center on the Abolition of Capital Punishment exists to expose the injustice associated with the application of the death penalty in Indiana.

Iowans Against the Death Penalty is dedicated to preventing the reinstatement of the death penalty in Iowa.

The Journey of Hope...From Violence to Healing organizes speaking tours featuring murder victim family members, death row family members, dearth row exonerees, family members of the executed and exonerated along with others who shed light on alternatives to the death penalty.

The Kairos Campaign is a program of People of Faith Against the Death Penalty to mobilize faith-based opposition to America's death penalty.

The Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty is a not-for-profit corporation organized for the purpose of promoting public education about capital punishment and disseminating information about the death penalty and the effects of executions.

The Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty consists of individuals and organizations working to end the death penalty in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

The Louisiana Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is a grassroots coalition dedicated to finding practical and compassionate alternatives to the death penalty.

Maryland Citizens Against State Executions is dedicated to abolishing the death penalty in Maryland.

Massachusetts Citizens Against the Death Penalty is dedicated to keeping the death penalty out of Massachusetts.

Mississippians Educating for Smart Justice is a non-partisan, non-sectarian organization that includes members from all major political parties and from many different professional and religious affiliations.

Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is dedicated to abolishing the death penalty in Missouri.

The Montana Abolition Coalition is dedicated to abolishing the death penalty in Montana.

The Moratorium Campaign is a campaign to obtain an immediate moratorium on the death penalty. The project includes a coordinated global petition drive. Worldwide, over 3.2 million people have signed the petition for a moratorium and the number is growing. Please visit their website and sign this petition!

Murder Victims' Families for Human Rights is an international organization of family members of victims of criminal murder, terrorist killings, state executions, extrajudicial assassinations, and "dissaperances" working to oppose the death penalty from a human rights perspective.

Murder Victims' Families for Reconciliation is a national organization of family members of victims of both homicide and state killings who oppose the death penalty in all cases.

National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty provides information, advocates for public policy, and mobilizes and supports individuals and institutions that share our unconditional rejection of capital punishment. PFADP is an affiliate of the NCADP.

Nebraskans Against the Death Penalty

The Nevada Coalition Against the Death Penalty is a statewide group of diverse communities and individuals working to abolish the death penalty in Nevada through public education, media outreach, coalition-building, and grassroots organizing.

The New Hampshire Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty is committed to abolishing the death penalty in New Hampshire.

New Jerseyans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty seeks to achieve public and political support for the elimination of capital punishment in the United States and promotes public policies and programs designed to ensure justice and healing in the criminal justice system and in our communities.

The New Mexico Coalition to Repeal the Death Penalty will now focus on legislation to address the needs of victims now that the death penalty has been repealed in New Mexico.

New Yorkers for Alternatives to the Death Penalty unites victims, law enforcement, advocates for the mentally ill, restorative justice practitioners and families of the incarcerated around policies that address their real and immediate needs and reduce the likelihood of violent crime.

The North Carolinia Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is a statewide coalition of North Carolina organizations united in supporting alternatives to the death penalty.

Ohioans to Stop Executions is working to end the use of capital punishment in Ohio.

The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty is a grassroots membership organization working to end the death penalty in Oklahoma.

Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is dedicated to restorative justice and and supports the imposition of true life sentences for the crime of aggravated murder.

Pax Christi USA strives to create a world that reflects the Peace of Christ by exploring, articulating, and witnessing to the call of Christian nonviolence.

Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is a grassroots organizations committed to abolishing the death penalty in Pennsylvania.

Project Hope to Abolish the Death Penalty works together with friends and other supporters to educate the public and to bring about the abolition of the death penalty in Alabama.

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

South Carolinians Abolishing the Death Penalty


South Dakotans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty
is a statewide organization of individuals united in the pursuit of one purpose: the repeal of capital punishment from South Dakota law.

The Southern Center for Human Rights provides legal representation to people facing the death penalty, challenges human rights violations in prisons and jails, seeks through litigation and advocacy to improve legal representation for poor people accused of crimes, and advocates for criminal justice system reforms on behalf of those affected by the system in the Southern United States.

Students Against the Death Penalty
works to end the death penalty through youth activism.

Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

The Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty is a statewide, grassroots membership organization working to end the death penalty in Texas.

The Texas Moratorium Network is a grassroots, non-profit organization with the primary goal of mobilizing statewide support for a moratorium on executions in Texas.

Unitarian Universalists for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

The United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries


Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is a statewide citizens' organization dedicated to educating the public about alternatives to the death penalty.

The Washington Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty is dedicated to abolishing the death penalty.

The Wisconsin Coalition Against the Death Penalty is dedicated to keeping the death penalty out of Wisconsin.

Witness to Innocence is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to giving people who were exonerated from death row in the United States the ability to share their stories.