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Steady Progress Toward Abolition

August 11, 2020 Good news is especially rare and welcome during these tumultuous times in our nation. In the last few weeks VADP has accelerated its messaging and abolition advocacy in the Commonwealth and nationally: The Richmond Times-Dispatch carried VADP President Kristina Leslie’s op-ed, “Death penalty repeal is essential to racial healing” on July 2. […]

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