Day 4: Organizing to End the Federal Death Penalty in the #First100 Days

Here’s how to be most impactful in supporting the campaign to pass HR 262, the Federal Death Penalty Prohibition Act of 2021.

Here are three quick actions to consider for yourself, and just as important, to invite others to join you by taking action themselves:

  1. Anyone may sign this THANK YOU petition to President Biden, which we will be delivering to him on Monday afternoon. We anticipate his signing an Executive Order prohibiting federal and military executions on Tuesday. We want to support him in that, and ask him to take it further.
  2. Anyone may use this tool to quickly message their members of congress. Once complete, people will receive further guidance on additional direct contact with their members of congress.
  3. Any organized body (faith group, including individual houses of worship, business, team, club, etc.) may sign on to join this list. Click to see the list. (Please do not take this action if you are not officially representing an organization.)

Of course, any individual or organization may choose to manage these contacts on their own. What is important is that they do so, AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. We are already into day four of the first 100 days!

Yours in the Struggle,

— abe

Abraham J. Bonowitz
Death Penalty Action

Ahmad Issa survived 22 years on Ohio’s death row for a crime he did not commit. Learn more and help him resume his life here.

ALSO: TODAY (January 23, 2021) at 11:30am CST: Sr. Helen Prejean, Rick Halperin Rodrick Reed and others discuss racism & the federal death penalty. Details and registration are here.

Add your name to say THANKS to President Biden.

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Death Penalty Action provides high visibility resources, leadership and support in order to stop executions.