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

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Alaskans Against a Dealth Penalty Fish Fry

Fish Fry. Not People.

Thursday, August 19th, 2021 @ 5:30-6:30pm - ONLINE

This years Fish Fry will be a virtual event!


Featured Speaker: Abolitionist Abraham J. Bonowitz

Abolitionist Abraham J. Bonowitz

Our Silver Anniversary of the Fish Fry will feature the return of Abraham J. Bonowitz. Abe has been one of the leading organizers in the death penalty abolition movement since the 1980’s. He has had a hand in each of the legislative repeal victories thus far, starting with when he served as the Field Manager for New Jerseyans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, which passed its bill in 2007. He then worked as the Director of Affiliate Support for the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and was directly involved in the repeal victories in New Mexico, Illinois, Connecticut, Maryland and Nebraska (since reversed via referendum). More...

This year the Fish Fry will be held online! Click here to register.

Mark your calendar! DONATIONS encouraged!


Richard Curtner
Sue Johnson

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Remembering Shirley Dickens

Shirley Dickens

We should celebrate another of our heroes, Shirley Dickens, who was in one of the original "Don't Kill For Me" photos. Shirley died about a year ago, and the world misses her. She alway said she'd be stardust after she passed out of this world, but we think she must be a star, so look in the sky and smile at Shirley. And spread the love in her name too.

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!