Stand with Susan. Repeal the death penalty.

Petition: I support repeal of the death penalty.

Since 1973, at least 160 people have been freed after evidence revealed that they were wrongfully sentenced to die. That’s almost one innocent person exonerated for every ten who’ve been executed. 

Despite the best intentions, we can’t be right 100% of the time. When there is a life is on the line, we can't afford the risk.

The death penalty is under a national spotlight. Now is the time to speak out for repeal!

Susan Sarandon



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    990 4 weeks ago Elisabeth Bichler Burg, DE+10 , DE
    989 4 weeks ago Dylan Gallimore Philadelphia, PA , US Luke 6:27-38
    988 1 month ago Robin McIlvaine Punxsutawney, PA , US There are so many wrongful convictions that it's more like a lottery than a justice system. Sometimes it's even like pre-mediated murder on the prosecutors part. Anything for a victory.
    987 1 month ago Anonymous AT+09 , AT
    986 1 month ago Angela Dessi Cagliari, IT+14 , IT Che senso ha uccidere un essere umano per dimostrare che uccidere un essere umano è sbagliato?
    985 2 months ago Sylvia Kluge Berlin, US
    984 2 months ago Sylvia Kluge Berlin, US
    983 2 months ago Luiz Rens Silver Spring, MD , US
    982 2 months ago BrendaLee Lennick Tallahassee, GB+01 , US NO one has a right to take a life, not even the State or Judicial system! LWOP only...too many innocent people are convicted!!! #VeteransForPeace
    981 3 months ago Stephanie Silk Says Montclair, NJ , US
    980 3 months ago Debra Barton London, GB Too many wrongful convictions.
    979 3 months ago Anonymous weed, CA , US
    978 3 months ago Anita Brunner Emporia, KS , US The death penalty does nothing more than create a whole new group victims. The people that end up suffering in the end are the friends and family of the condemned. How is that fair? Its not.
    977 3 months ago Paula Barr Skillicorn Tempe, AZ , US What this sentence does to innocent families is unconscionable. Life without parole is a less expensive option that does not force some families to suffer the damages that stem from execution of a l...
    976 3 months ago James Shingola Grand Rapids, MI , US No Human Being should have the power to take another Human Beings life under ANY circumstances
    975 4 months ago Friederike Launert Potsdam, DE+11 , DE No state has the right to end human life. I believe, in many cases you can say that nothing is worse than death penalty and especially they have to think about the relatives, who cannot be punished ...
    974 4 months ago Jeff Jones Brooklyn, NY , US
    973 5 months ago Katie Beane Portland, ME , US
    972 5 months ago Christy Rebiger Hannover, DE+06 , DE
    971 5 months ago Barbara Mosley Milwaukee, WI , US I believe it to be morrally wrong.
    970 5 months ago Cure Lovely Philadelphia, PA , United States Unconditional love, even to bad people
    969 6 months ago Bernard Welch Zellwood, FL , US When the state kills, we act like the killer. The killer kills because h hates his own life. Homicide is a cover for suicide. We need to lock him up and restore his respect for life, his own and ...
    968 6 months ago Lisa Romano Sterling, VA , US
    967 6 months ago Tabitha Brahmsteadt Wisconsin Rapids, WI , US The death penalty is a barbaric, sick, inhumane practiced by the states. It leads to further crime and doesn't bring justice to the victims or their families.
    966 6 months ago Patricia Ameel Sterling Heights, MI , US
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