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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    Number Date Name Location Want to add a comment about ...
    974 12 hours ago Jeff Jones Brooklyn, NY , US
    973 1 month ago Katie Beane Portland, ME , US
    972 1 month ago Christy Rebiger Hannover, DE+06 , DE
    971 1 month ago Barbara Mosley Milwaukee, WI , US I believe it to be morrally wrong.
    970 1 month ago Cure Lovely Pipersville, PA , US Unconditional love, even to bad people
    969 1 month 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 1 month ago Lisa Romano Sterling, VA , US
    967 1 month 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 2 months ago Patricia Ameel Sterling Heights, MI , US
    965 3 months ago Anonymous Elkridge, MD , US
    964 3 months ago Charlotte Loof Waalre, NL+06 , NL
    963 3 months ago Betty Winsor Mess, AZ , US
    962 3 months ago Joyce Sullivan Bedford, TX , US
    961 4 months ago Catriona Doherty Derry, GB+S7 , GB I feel it is state sponsored murder. Research has shown that it does not bring closure to victim;s family and does not deter others from commiting murder.
    960 4 months ago Jason Neale Hastings, GB+E2 , GB Death penalty doesn't work as a deterrent, and even financially makes no sense. All it does is make the State involved a murderer. It's leaves no room for error, and innocent people are killed due t...
    959 4 months ago Waffiyah Saleem Somerset, NJ , US Because justice has no face!
    958 4 months ago Julia Smucker Portland, ME , US A culture of life is the answer to wrongdoing, not more death. Restorative justice, not violence.
    957 5 months ago Johanne Bouchard Dolbeau, QC , CA I know in my Heart and soul...Richard Glossip is an innocent man. He has been the victim of the police, the justice system and the lies of the real murderer who has been led by the police in his tes...
    956 5 months ago Anonymous Powell River, BC , CA It will be the first necessary step to repealing our culture of hatred and violence. I have a fellow Canadian stuck with a death sentence down in the USA. He’s been sitting there for 40 years.
    955 5 months ago Marianne Ferry St Julien les Villas, FR+A4 , FR The death penalty is inhumane
    954 5 months ago Nathan Goforth Hull, GB Because they get it wrong
    953 5 months ago Lori Howard Centreville, VA , US It's effected me.

    Not in my name!
    952 5 months ago Kristy Norbutt Fredericksburg, VA , US I support the repealing of the death penalty because one innocent person put to death is one too many. I also support its repeal because of Richard Glossip who is innocent and on death row. I think ...
    951 5 months ago Melanie Adams Furneux Pelham, GB
    950 5 months ago Gary Platt Dublin, IE Where there is a risk of excecuting an innocent person, it has to be stopped.
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