Public Policy Polling’s latest survey of Delaware voters shows support for replacing the death penalty with a punishment of life in prison. A strong 64% majority says that some form of life in prison is the most appropriate punishment for murder.
We’re looking for individuals to write letters to the editors of their local newspapers in support of death penalty repeal. Letters to the editor can be very short – just 100 to 200 words (about three short paragraphs). Visit our Resources page for facts and information you can incorporate into your letter. Topics you may […]
The 2015 Briefing Book is now available. Learn the facts regarding all aspects of the death penalty, and why it should be abolished in Delaware.
The Delaware Repeal Project is excited to invite you to attend one of three Town Hall Forums* with Law Enforcement on November 18, 19, and 20. Our guests have reached support for repeal from a broad range of experiences and motivations. Come hear their stories. * The upcoming Town Hall Forums are the centerpiece […]
Statements by Delaware Community Leaders Responding to Delaware Supreme Court Unanimous Reversal of Conviction and Death Sentence of Jermaine Wright
Statements by Delaware Community Leaders Responding to Delaware Supreme Court Unanimous Reversal of Conviction and Death Sentence of Jermaine Wright Wilmington (May 21, 2014) – On Monday, May 19th, in a 5-0 unanimous ruling, the Delaware Supreme Court overturned the conviction of death row prisoner Jermaine Wright, citing a “miscarriage of justice.” After 21 years, […]
Murder Victims’ Families for Reconciliation and The Delaware Repeal Project will be hosting a lobby day on April 29th at Legislative Hall in support of Senate Bill 19. April 29 – 12:15 Legislative Hall, East Patio – Dover, DE With only a few months remaining in this legislative session, we need your support now more […]
Join IMAC for a rally and lobby day next Tuesday On Tuesday, Rev. Beamen will lead a delegation of IMAC members and others who want to see the death penalty repealed in our state. Please join IMAC and the Delaware Repeal Project in this important lobby day. TIME: Tuesday, April 8th — 11:45 to 2pm […]
During Governor Richardson’s press conference today, he stated that repealing the death penalty in New Mexico did not lead to an increase in homicides, including the murder of law enforcement officers. “Since we repealed the death penalty in New Mexico, we have seen no big upswing in murder overall nor has there been a huge […]
Governor Bill Richardson, the former Governor of New Mexico, came to Delaware to advocate for Senate Bill 19, the bill to repeal the death penalty. The following are his remarks from a press conference at Legislative Hall in Dover, DE on March 27, 2014. — GOV. BILL RICHARDSON PRESS CONFERENCE REMARKS March 27, 2014 I […]
The Delaware Repeal Project is hosting a lobby day with Sister Helen Prejean at Legislative Hall in Dover, DE. Join us in telling your Representative that Senate Bill 19 deserves a vote. March 18th 11:00 am – Rally with Sister Helen at Christ Episcopal Church, 523 S State St., Dover, DE 12:00 pm – Walk […]