Posts Categorized: ncadp

New Mexico House Votes to Abolish the Death Penalty

The following is Abe Bonowitz’s report on the New Mexico abolition vote. The NM Coalition to Repeal the Death Penalty’s Lobby Day was Monday (Feb. 9) at the Roundhouse (NM’s Capitol Building). More than 225 people from around the state came to Santa Fe for a press conference at noon, followed by visits with their…read more

A time for candor. A time for fairness.

Here is a great op-ed by Diann Rust-Tierney of National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, regarding Attorney General Alberto Gonzales’ firing of federal prosecutors: Two years ago, as Attorney General Alberto Gonzales faced confirmation hearings, the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty stressed that the nation’s chief law enforcement officer “must demonstrate the…read more

Creating More Victims: How Executions Hurt the Families Left Behind

National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty has started a ten-part series based on the groundbreaking report, Creating More Victims: How Executions Hurt the Families Left Behind. This series was prepared with the assistance of Murder Victims’ Families for Human Rights and is running in conjunction with the holiday season. You can read the first…read more