Pope Francis

It is impossible to imagine that states today cannot make use of another means than capital punishment to defend peoples' lives from an unjust aggressor.

-Pope Francis

Russ Feingold

It's just really tragic that after all the horrors of the last 1,000 years, we can't leave behind something as primitive as government sponsored execution.

-Russ Feingold

Aberon Waugh

The main objection to killing people as a punishment...is that killing people is wrong.

-Aberon Waugh

Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun

From this day forward, I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death.

-Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun

John Donne

Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind.

-John Donne

Supporters of Abolition

Supporters of Abolition

Many organizations support repeal of the Oregon death penalty. As we grow in our effort, it requires more organzations and individuals to publicly state their desire for repeal.

Below you see some of the organizations and individuals that have decided to lend their names to this effort.

OADP Advisory Council

Secular Organizations for Repeal

Religious Organizations for Repeal

Videotaped Statements of Oregon Religious Leaders

Attorneys Supporting Repeal

Individuals for Repeal



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