NORTH CAROLINA COALITION FOR A MORATORIUM
The North Carolina Coalition for a Moratorium is a group of organizations, associations and
citizens across the state that supports a two-year suspension of the executions while a study of North Carolina's capital
punishment system is conducted. The coalition's members include Democrats and Republicans, and supporters and opponents
of the death penalty.
P.O. Box 358
Durham, NC 27702
DEATH PENALTY INFORMATION CENTER
The Death Penalty Information Center is a non-profit organization serving the media and the
public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment. The Center was founded in 1990 and prepares
in-depth reports, issues press releases, conducts briefings for journalists, and serves as a resource to those working on
1320 18th Street NW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 293-6970
THE MORATORIUM CAMPAIGN
Moratorium Campaign is a campaign to obtain an immediate moratorium on the death penalty. The project includes a coordinated
global petition drive. Worldwide, over 3.2 million people have signed the petition for a moratorium and the number is growing.
In the U.S., this effort is led by Sister Helen Prejean, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee and author of Dead Man Walking.
New Orleans, LA 70185-3727
NORTH CAROLINA DEPT. OF CORRECTION - THE DEATH PENALTY
NC DOC maintains a website which provides the current state
of the death penalty in North Carolina. It allows you to obtain prisoner status information, both current and historic,
as well as giving the history of capital punishment in NC.
PEOPLE OF FAITH
AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY
People of Faith Against
the Death Penalty is a statewide, interfaith membership organization. The mission of PFADP is to educate and mobilize
faith communities to act to abolish the death penalty in North Carolina.
Steven Dear, Executive Director
110 W. Main St., Suite 2-G
Carrboro, NC 27510
Phone: (919) 933-7567
NATIONAL COALITION AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY
its inception in 1976, NCADP has been the only fully staffed national organization exclusively devoted to abolishing capital
punishment. NCADP provides information, advocates for public policy, and mobilizes and supports individuals and institutions
that share our unconditional rejection of capital punishment.
Steven W. Hawkins, Executive
920 Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20003
Phone: (202) 543-9577
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
The ACLU is against the death
penalty based upon the fact that they find it "unfair and unjustifiable." Their page on the death penalty is kept well-updated
with the latest news on the death penalty from across the United States. Additionally, they examine different aspects
of the death penalty, from juvenile executions, to the execution of people with mental retardation, to the feasibility of