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ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY IN MISSOURI

Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (MADP) is a statewide organization working to repeal the death penalty in Missouri by educating citizens and legislators regarding the costs and consequences of capital punishment. We seek to empower murder victim family members, exonerees, communities, racial justice advocates, various faith and conscience traditions, as well as individuals, to collaborate in creating new opportunities for abolition. With coalition partners, we address root causes of capital punishment by soliciting direct advocacy to oppose individual executions and the systemic conditions which permit them. Through alerts to our members, media placements, and educational events, we work to stop executions and to make lasting change to the criminal legal system.

THE DEATH PENALTY IN MISSOURI AT A GLANCE

Number of executions since 1976: 92

Number of known innocent people freed from death row: 4

Number of persons currently on death row: 18

Last execution: Carman Deck, May 3rd, 2022

*Death from COVID-19: Richard Davis, Dec 1, 2020

Pending death penalty cases have declined dramatically over the last ten years.

No Missouri Jury has successfully sentenced someone to death since 2013.

Please read the 2021 Missouri Annual Report here.

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OUR WORK

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LEGISLATIVE

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POLICY ISSUES

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PEOPLE ON MISSOURI'S DEATH ROW

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PROSECUTOR ACCOUNTABILITY

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EVENTS AND PROGRAMMING

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FAITHFUL FIFTY AND AFFILIATES

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PEN PALS AND SPIRITUAL ADVISORS

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RESOURCES