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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    978 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 months ago Jeff Jones Brooklyn, NY , US
    973 8 months ago Katie Beane Portland, ME , US
    972 8 months ago Christy Rebiger Hannover, DE+06 , DE
    971 9 months ago Barbara Mosley Milwaukee, WI , US I believe it to be morrally wrong.
    970 9 months ago Cure Lovely Philadelphia, PA , United States Unconditional love, even to bad people
    969 9 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 9 months ago Lisa Romano Sterling, VA , US
    967 9 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 10 months ago Patricia Ameel Sterling Heights, MI , US
    965 10 months ago Anonymous Elkridge, MD , US
    964 10 months ago Charlotte Loof Waalre, NL+06 , NL
    963 10 months ago Betty Winsor Mess, AZ , US
    962 10 months ago Joyce Sullivan Bedford, TX , US
    961 11 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 11 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 11 months ago Waffiyah Saleem Somerset, NJ , US Because justice has no face!
    958 12 months ago Julia Smucker Portland, ME , US A culture of life is the answer to wrongdoing, not more death. Restorative justice, not violence.
    957 12 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 12 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 12 months ago Marianne Ferry St Julien les Villas, FR+A4 , FR The death penalty is inhumane
    954 12 months ago Nathan Goforth Hull, GB Because they get it wrong
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