End the Death Penalty in the US
Amnesty International's Death Penalty Homepage
Since 1977, over 1,000 people have been executed in the U.S.; there are currently around 3,500 men and women on death row across the country. Amnesty International grassroots activists throughout the USA play an essential role in advocating against this human rights violation through monitoring cases, mobilizing around upcoming events, and lobbying for anti-death penalty legislation.
People of Faith Against the Death Penalty
People of Faith Against the Death Penalty is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, interfaith organization whose mission is to educate and mobilize faith communities to act to abolish the death penalty in the United States.Urge your congregation to get involved. Meet with your congregation's pastor, rabbi or leader. Write an article for the bulletin and announce the protests against the death penalty.