Abolition campaigns

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abolish the federal death penalty

Join us in calling on President Biden to commute the sentences of those on federal death row and on congress to abolish the federal death penalty.

Abolition in pennsylvania

Pennsylvanians are ready to end the death penalty!


Join us in calling on the Pennsylvania State Legislature to repeal the death penalty.

11.15.17 Kwame at Alva Campbell's halted

Abolition in ohio

Ohioans are ready to end the death penalty!


Join us in calling on the Ohio State Legislature to repeal the death penalty in the Buckeye state.

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Abolition in Florida

It's Time To End Florida's Death penalty! 

 

Join us in calling on Florida state legislators to protect those with serious mental illness from being executed.

Kentucky Abolition

Protect people with mental illness in Kentucky!

 

Join us in supporting HB 269, a ban on executions for certain individuals with mental illness, and urging legislators to move HB 269 to the Senate floor.

Past Abolition Work

The letters and testimonies of death row exonerees have been pivotal in every state that has abolished the death penalty. See below some of our work to move criminal justice reform legislation forward.

Testimony in Support of Ending Qualified Immunity in NM

Testimony to Maryland Senate

 

Letter to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

Billy Joe Wardlow Clemency Letter

Letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Second Letter to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

Letter to Alabama Governor Kay Ivey

Letter to Missouri Governor Michael Parson

If you would like to have an exoneree testify on behalf of death penalty legislation email info@witnesstoinnocence.org.