I have always found that mercy

bears richer fruits than strict justice.”

…Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States

slide8

[the death penalty is a reflection

of the animal instinct still in human beings”

…Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize winner

slide10

i have reached the conviction

that the abolition of the death penalty is desirable. reasons: 1. irreparability in the event of an error in justice; 2. detrimental moral influences [on a society carrying out an execution].”

…Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize winner

slide7

The satisfaction of retribution

that the death penalty supplies can never outweigh the danger of unfair or erroneous application as long as it exists.”

…New York Times

slide6

an eye for an eye

makes the whole world blind.”

…Mahatma Gandhi

slide5

what you do to those men,

you do to God.”

…Mother Teresa, To a California Death Row guard in 1987

slide4

capital punishment is

society’s final assertion that it will not forgive.”

…Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

slide3

people who were fully informed

as to the purposes of the death penalty and it’s liabilities would find the penalty shocking, unjust, and unacceptable.”

… Thurgood Marshall, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice

slide2

whenever any American Life

is taken by another unnecessarily – whether it is done in the name of the law or in defiance of the law… in an attack of violence or in response to violence – the whole nation is degraded.”

…Robert F. Kennedy

slide1

my brother was a man of love and

sentiment and compassion. he would not have wanted his death to be cause for the taking of another life.”

…Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy on Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination by Sirhan Sirhan

slide9

Latest News

Death Penalty Debate… Among Conservatives

Prior to exhibiting and speaking at the Young Americans for Liberty Texas state convention, I was a guest on the Bill O’Neill radio show on KTSA 550 AM in San Antonio. We discussed how conservatives are changing their views on the death penalty because of the numerous failures of today’s system of capital punishment. I […]

“The best part of my job is the people.”

Name: Colleen Cunningham Position: Campaign Strategist Years on the team: 4 Why is EJUSA’s work important? read more Source: Equal Justice USA

#90mStrong Monday: 18 years in prison, while innocent.

Welcome to #90mStrong Mondays! Each week we’ll share a story from one of the 90 million people who opposes the death penalty. Are you one of the #90mstrong? Raise your voice to put an end to the death penalty! Share your story at NCADP.tumblr.com “When my husband Jason Baldwin was just 16, he was incarcerated […]

Take Action!

Help us further the goal of ending Montana’s death penalty. Make a secure donation online:

With your membership donation, you will receive a special gift and be invited to our annual meeting's members-only event.

Subscribe!

Subscribe for updates!