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
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
Ohio Clergy Letter Goes Forward
TAKE ACTION: Are you an Ohio clergy person? If so please sign this death penalty reform letter from Ohioans to Stop Executions: www.otse.org/faith-leader-initiative By JoA…Read More
PFADP Executive Director on NC Death Penalty Secrecy Bill
Before the NC Senate vote on H 744 on July 27, 2015 PFADP Executive Director Steve Dear spoke at the Moral Monday rally outside the Governor’s Office at the…Read More
NC Governor Pardons McCollum and Brown, Needs to End Executions
RALEIGH, June 4, 2015 – Today, NC Gov. Pat McCrory pardoned Henry McCollum and Leon Brown. These are the first pardons of people exonerated from North Carolina's deat…Read More
NC Gov. Signs Racial Justice Act Repeal
Undoing four centuries of government executions is not easy. Yesterday NC Gov. Pat McCrory signed Senate Bill 306 into law, repealing the NC Racial Justice Act and set…Read More