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

Religious Organizations for Repeal

If you are a part of a faith group that would like to join the movement for repeal, please let us know so we can list you.

Benedictine Sisters of Mt. Angel

Catholic Archdiocese of Portland:

St. Elizabeth of Hungary

St. Joseph's Parish

St. Joseph the Worker

St. Philip of Neri Peace and Justice Commission

Catholic Mobilizing Network to End the Use of the Death Penalty

Central Lutheran Church

Central Pacific Conference of the United Church of Christ

Church of the Brethren of Washington and Oregon

Community of Christ Church

Congregational Church of Lincoln City (UCC)

Dominican Sisters of Caldwell, NJ

Dorothy Day/Catholic Worker House

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO)

Fields of Peace

Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist, Bridal Veil

Interfaith Council of Greater Portland

Kol Shalom, Community for Humanistic Judaism

Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic

Methodist Federation for Social Action

Oregon Center for Christian Voices

Oregon Fellowship of Reconciliation (OFOR)

Oregon-Idaho Conference of the United Methodist Church

Pacific Northwest Mennonite Conference

Pax Christi Northwest and Portland

Peace Brethren

P'nai Or Jewish Renewal Congregation

SikhCommunity of Salem

Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon

Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods

Sisters of the Holy Names, U.S.-Ontario Province Justice Network

The Society of Jesus, Oregon Province

Unitarian Universalist Pacific Northwest Congregation

Witness Ministry Team of the Oregon-Idaho United Methodist Church

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