Welcome to the New PFADP.org!
Welcome to the new online home of People of Faith Against the Death Penalty! As we add more content, we hope you will find resources, fresh ideas, news and views that will …Read More
PFADP Launches New Faith Leader Letter for Repeal in Oregon with More Than 100 Endorsements
We are excited to announce that PFADP has partnered with Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty and Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon in launching our new Oregon fa…Read More
Incredible Milestone: A Decade Without Executions in North Carolina!
Ten years ago tonight, more than 100 people stood in vigil all night outside Central Prison in Raleigh as Sammy Flippen was executed and his mother and family were drained …Read More
NC Prayer Service & Vigil to Mark 10 Years Without an Execution
We are approaching 10 years since the last execution in North Carolina! Please join People of Faith Against the Death Penalty supporters and death penalty abolitionists at…Read More
Conservative Latino Religious Groups Make Big Push to End Death Penalty
A growing number of conservative Latino religious groups are beginning to shift their position on capital punishment, due in large part to a belief among them that it dispr…Read More
Join Evangelicals in Calling for Halt to Texas Execution of Jeff Wood
Evangelicals Urge Halt to Texas Execution of Jeff Wood, Who Received Death Penalty but Did Not Murder “Our faith compels us to speak out in this case, where a loomin…Read More
DELAWARE DEATH PENALTY STRUCK DOWN
The Delaware Supreme Court has abolished the state’s death penalty! The ruling comes over Sixth Amendment concerns over the practice of a judge – not a ju…Read More
Support for a Moratorium on Executions Jumps in Kentucky
A new poll by the University of Kentucky shows support for halting executions has risen in Kentucky, dramatically higher than five years ago. Live in Kentucky? Join the Ke…Read More
Protests Mark Supreme Court Decision That Started Brief US Moratorium on Executions
National Catholic Reporter KANSAS CITY, MO. -- National and local groups are marking today -- the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in …Read More
He Voted to Kill Nearly 200 People. But Now...
Former NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Says the Death Penalty Is Unfair and Likely Cruel and Unusual Punishment. Duke Law Professor and Former PFADP Board Member James Cole…Read More
Big News: Supreme Court Overturns GA Death Sentence Because Prosecutors Excluded Black Jurors, Common to Death Penalty Cases in U.S.
May 23, 2016 (NPR) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that a black Georgia man convicted of murder by an all-white jury should have a new trial because the prosecution d…Read More