Every day Death Penalty Alternatives for Arizona works to abolish the death penalty. Now more than ever, your investment means an end to killing on behalf of Arizona citizens.

Join us on April 9, 2014, Arizona’s Gives Day, and help us continue to raise awareness for death-penalty abolition. Your donation on Arizona Gives Day can help us move closer to our goal of total abolition.

Go to www.azgives.org and set up your donation for April 9th.

  • Simply type “Death Penalty Alternatives for Arizona” into the search space
  • Fill in the amount and your credit card information
  • Your donation will happen automatically on April 9th. It’s that simple!

We are counting on you! And we appreciate your support more than you know.

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Dan Peitzmeyer, President
Death Penalty Alternatives for Arizona

Video Updates

Conservatives Opposing the Death Penalty

MSNBC commentator Lawrence O'Donnell discusses conservative opposition to the death penalty: "A group of conservatives have launched a group to try and get more Republicans to come out against capital punishment. Lawrence O’Donnell has more in his Rewrite."

The 2% Death Penalty

"Although death penalty cases come from a small number of counties, all state taxpayers share the high cost of pursuing the death penalty, and the costs of review by federal courts are drawn from taxpayers across the country." We encourage you to watch this video from the Death Penalty Information Center entitled "The 2% Death Penalty: How a Minority of Counties Produce Most Death Cases".

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News & Events

Editorial by DPAA vice president

DPAA Vice President Punch Woods's editorial, "Myriad Reasons to Drop Death Penalty," is available online. For more info, click here.

DPAA board member attends American Bar Association's National Symposium on the Modern Death Penalty in America

You can read the report from this meeting, which featured a keynote speech by President Jimmy Carter, on the DPAA blog. For more info, click here.