Advocacy group calls on lawmakers to abolish Virginia’s death penalty

November 21, 2019
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A group of advocates for abolishing the death penalty in Virginia will rally the General Assembly to put it to a vote. Virginia would be the 22nd state to abolish capital punishment…Read More >>

Lawmaker behind successful drive to abolish death penalty in NH speaks in Reston on Oct. 5

September 18, 2019
leader of New Hampshire’s successful drive to abolish the death penalty – making it the 21st state to do so — will deliver the keynote at the annual luncheon of Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (VADP) in Reston on Oct. 5…Read More >>

Bill to ban death penalty for severely mentally ill clears GOP-controlled Va. Senate

January 17, 2019
Virginia’s Republican-controlled state Senate voted Thursday to ban the death penalty for criminal defendants with severe mental illness, despite warnings…Read More >>