Speak Out about the Death Penalty:
Penalty: No Room for Mistakes," editorial in the Clarksdale
Press Register and The
Greenwood Commonwealth. "If
the system canít be perfectly certain that an innocent man wonít be
executed, it has no business ever for taking an accused personís life."
Penalty Unfairly Applied," by James E. Bowley. Published
in Planet Weekly, June 16, 2004. There are currently 69
persons on death row in Mississippi. We, as citizens of this state, have
decided to kill them all. We have decided to kill them despite the fact
that the death penalty is not equitably administered. . . . [read
Civil Liberties Union Moratorium Campaign Web-based campaign
to build support for a national moratorium on executions and bring
attention to death penalty issues.
The Death Penalty
Includes reports, facts and statistics on capital punishment throughout
Capital Defense Weekly
This site contains the current
and archived issues of Capital Defense Weekly, a comprehensive round-up
of the week's death penalty law developments and execution information,
as well as other news about the death penalty. The site also has
several useful links and resources, and an option to subscribe for free
to the weekly so that it is emailed to you each week.
Death Penalty Information Center
Probably the single most comprehensive and authoritative internet resource
on the death penalty, including hundreds of anti-death penalty articles,
essays, and quotes on issues of deterrence, cost, execution of the
innocent, racism, public opinion, women, juveniles, mentally retarded,
and more; Statistics on death rows and executions state-by-state,
inmate-by-inmate; Up-to-date death penalty news from around the country.
Death Penalty and Religion Links by The Theology
Thorough collection of 89 mainly religious death penalty links on the
web, almost entirely anti-death penalty, put together by Gerald Darring,
instructor at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama.
Information Institute: Law about the Death Penalty
Concise explanatory guide and internet resource listings.
Murder Victims Families for Reconcilition
A national organization of family members of both homicide and state
killings who oppose the death penalty in all cases.
People of Faith Against the Death Penalty
(PFADP), a special project of the NC Council of Churches.
Organizing Against the Death Penalty
Organization of many faiths working to abolish the death penalty.
Center for Human Rights - The Death Penalty
Death penalty news, articles and reports; good source for prison reform
resources, and legal/advocacy resources.