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  • Equal Justice Initiative
    The Equal Justice Initiative of Alabama is a private, nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to indigent defendants and prisoners who have been denied fair and just treatment in the legal system.

  • National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
    Since its inception in 1976, NCADP has been the only fully staffed national organization exclusively devoted to abolishing capital punishment. NCADP provides information, advocates for public policy, and mobilizes and supports individuals and institutions. PHADP is the affiliate member for the state of Alabama.

  • Death Penalty Information Center
    An exceptional, comprehensive database of information about the death penalty.

  • Equal Justice USA
    Equal Justice USA is a grassroots project of the Quixote Center that mobilizes and educates ordinary citizens around issues of crime and punishment in the U.S. Our work brings into public focus the racial, economic and political biases that permeate the criminal justice system.

  • Murder Victims' Family Members for Human Rights
    Murder Victims' Families for Human Rights is an international, non-governmental organization of family members of victims of criminal murder, terrorist killings, state executions, extrajudicial assassinations, and disappearances working to oppose the death penalty.

  • Murder Victims' Family for Reconciliation
    MVFR members have lost family members to murder or execution and oppose the death penalty. Friends of MVFR support these members and help bring their stories to the public, the press and policy makers.

  • Axis of Logic
    An all-volunteer group of writers and editors who are committed to publishing news and commentary that is often not presented in the major news outlets.

  • NAACP Alabama
    The Alabama State Conference of the NAACP has been a true, consistent friend of PHADP. Our Executive Director is the chair of the Death Penalty Moratorium Committee of the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP. 

  • Alabama Arise
    Alabama Arise is an advocacy coalition of religious, community, and civic groups that promotes state policies to improve the lives of low-income people. PHADP is a member.
    Each year members choose seven Issue Priorities. We are grateful that for many years death penalty moratorium legislation was one of these.

  • Deathwatch International
    Death Watch International is an anti-death penalty site aimed at increasing grassroots opposition to the death penalty worldwide and encouraging wider engagement with, and support for, established anti-death penalty groups.

  • Death Penalty News
    A regularly updated space for news relating to the death penalty.

  • Anti-Death Penalty.org
    A very informative collection of information about the death penalty, its injustices, its opponents, and their successes.

  • Catholic Mobilizing Network

  • European Association for  Human Rights
    We are an European charity organization (located in Germany, but with international members) that is fighting for human rights with focus on the death penalty.

  • Unconditional Freedom Project - Art of Soulmaking
    We seek to restore the penitentiary to the spirit of its original intent — to create an environment where a person would contemplate the nature of their actions and come to the conclusion that they desired change. We want to create the penitentiary as a place to contemplate.

  • Ross Sloan, one of our Alabama supporters can be seen at this link. http://www.rosssloan.com/ Go to his website and click on video, scroll down and hear his powerful argument against the death penalty.

Criminal Justice Programs in Alabama