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

Helen Prejean

Government... can't be trusted to control its own bureaucrats or collect taxes equitably or fill a pothole, much less decide which of it's citizens to kill.

-Sister Helen Prejean

David McNeil Memorial

In Loving Memory of David McNeil

David McNeilLong time abolitionist, member of the OADP board of directors and former member of Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, David McNeil passed away suddenly on Nov. 1st.

David was dedicated to his wife and two sons, to his faith and to efforts to repeal the death penalty in Oregon and throughout the country.

David provided sage counsel and insightful leadership to OADP.

He will be missed, as we continue the journey to repeal the death penalty with him as an inspiration.

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