our mission...

GFADP is working to end capital punishment in Georgia and around the world.  We are a strong, diverse, statewide, grassroots movement which:
  • opposes individual executions;
  • supports legislative initiatives aimed at reducing the application of the death penalty until it is ultimately abolished;
  • protects the humanity of individuals on death row;
  • educates our fellow Georgians about the death penalty;
  • provides concrete action steps for individuals and groups.



   

Latest News

  • Help Move GFADP Boldly into 2017 Dear Friends,As I think about what I’d like to tell you about this past year in the movement to end the death penalty in Georgia, and what to ...
    Posted Dec 5, 2016, 10:43 AM by GFADP staff
  • Execution date set for William Sallie As you know, Georgia executed Steven Spears on Wednesday. This makes the 8th execution this year.  Georgia now surpasses Texas in the number of executions this year.  This is ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2016, 11:33 AM by Kathryn Hamoudah
  • Clemency Denied for Steven Spears We're sorry to share the the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied clemency for Steven Spears. Given that Mr. Spears voluntarily gave up his right to appeal ...
    Posted Nov 16, 2016, 11:06 AM by Kathryn Hamoudah
  • Press Conference Cancelled The press conference scheduled for tomorrow, (11/15) is cancelled; however, we will release a statement on Wednesday. Please plan to attend a vigil near you on Wednesday: http://www ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2016, 11:28 AM by Kathryn Hamoudah
  • PRESS ADVISORY: Georgians Call for a Halt to Executions on the Eve of the 8th Execution in 2016 Georgians for Alternatives to the Death PenaltyPRESS ADVISORY- Tuesday, November 8, 2016Media Contact: Kathryn Hamoudah 404-688-1202 (office) or 404-819-4233 (cell), khamoudah@schr.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                ...
    Posted Nov 8, 2016, 11:35 AM by Kathryn Hamoudah
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