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The Federal Death Penalty

Catholics have a vital role to play in efforts to abolish the federal death penalty. In the wake of an unprecedented spree of federal executions in 2020-2021 and presented with the first anti-death penalty presidential administration in U.S. history, now is the moment for Catholics to amplify the church’s call for an end to this immoral practice. Learn More >>

Capital Punishment in the States

Explore CMN's interactive map below to learn more about the status of capital punishment in your state. Click on a state to open up a new page featuring a list of local organizations working toward abolition, as well as upcoming events, legislative actions, and execution dates.

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