Alaskans Against a Death Penalty

Alaskans Against a Death Penalty (AADP) is a coalition of individuals and organizations who educate the community and policy makers about the facts and myths of the death penalty. Our mission is to keep Alaska free from the death penalty. Click here to contact us!

AADP Photo Gallery

Click Here to view the AADP Photo Gallery!

Melissa Lucio - Stay of Execution

Melissa and Mariah Lucios BREAKING NEWS: The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has just issued a Stay of Execution for Melissa Lucio and ordered the 138th Judicial District Court of Cameron Country to consider new evidence of her innocence in the death of her daughter, Mariah. Melissa Lucio Statement: “I thank God for my life. I have always trusted in Him. I am grateful the Court has given me the chance to live and prove my innocence. Mariah is in my heart today and always. I am grateful to have more days to be a mother to my children and a grandmother to my grandchildren. I will use my time to help bring them to Christ. I am deeply grateful to everyone who prayed for me and spoke out on my behalf.” -- Melissa Lucio, April 25, 2022

Alaskans Against a Dealth Penalty Fish Fry

Fish Fry. Not People.

August 2022

Featured Speaker: TBD

The Fish Fry will be back, live and in person this year, in August. We are working on our getting our guest speaker and finalizing the date on the event. Stay tuned for more information!

Journey of Hope - Upcoming Speakers

Led by family members of murder victims, the Journey of Hope works to end the death penalty and calls for more constructive, effective responses to violent crime.

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Web Sites of Interest

Struck by Lightning

The Continuing Arbitrariness of the Death Penalty
Thirty-Five Years After Its Re-instatement in 1976...

Equal Justice USA

Equal Justice USA is a national, grassroots organization working to build a criminal justice system that is fair, effective, and humane, starting with repeal of the death penalty and increased services to families of homicide victims...

The Abolition Times

Later this month, NCADP's Alaska Affiliate, Alaskans Against the Death Penalty will celebrate the defeat earlier this year of HB 9, a bill that would have introduced the death penalty to Alaska for the first time since the territory became a U.S. state in 1953...

Death Penalty Information Center

Providing information about the application of the death penalty in the United States. This site has eye opening information regarding the death penalty in the U.S. Complete with a searchable Execution Database.

National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP) was founded in 1976 in response to the Supreme Court decision in Gregg v. Georgia which permitted executions to resume in the United States. Our mission: abolish the death penalty in the U.S. and support efforts to abolish the death penalty world wide.

Did Texas execute an innocent man?

The New Yorker has put together this group of articles that accurately portray real situations in which hind sight tells us that the Death Penalty was obviously not the right solution.

Ohio's Lethal Injection Fiascos!