Get Involved

You can help repeal the death penalty in Missouri. Here’s how:

1. Become a member of MADP

As a sustaining member of MADP you will be an active agent to advance the repeal of the death penalty in Missouri. You will receive our regular newsletter and have a voice and vote at the annual MADP meeting. Sign up to become a member here.

2. Get involved in your local chapter

We have four active local chapters in Missouri, all of which hold regular meetings and events.

If there is no active chapter in your area and you’d like to get involved in your area, Contact MADP

3. Invite a Speaker to your Group

MADP can provide speakers qualified to discuss the death penalty from many perspectives. This is an excellent opportunity to persuade people who might otherwise support the death penalty. Do you have a religious group, civic organization or education organization (including schools) a speaker could come to? Click here to submit information and request a speaker.

4. Join our ‘I Support Repeal’ Campaign

Add your name to our list of concerned citizens who support repeal of the death penalty in Missouri. Here is a downloadable file you can print out and send back to us.

5. Contact your elected officials about legislation to repeal/reform the death penalty

See our Legislative Update page for current bills and issues

6. Write a letter to the editor

Write a letter to the editor of your local paper expressing your support for repeal or reform of the death penalty.

Here is some useful advice on how to shift public opinion on the death penalty through these letters