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Death Penalty in Alabama

Project Hope to Abolish the Death Penalty is an Alabama death row prisoner founded and run organization, established in 1989. Their mission is to work together with friends and other supporters to educate the public and to bring about the abolition of the death penalty in Alabama. The chairman and all board members are current Death Row inmates in Alabama.

On Wings of Hope is a print  publication created inside Death Row at Holman Prison in Alabama. With the exception of occasional outside contributions, it is written and edited by prisoners on Death Row.

Death Penalty Information Center keeps state-by-state statistics on the history of death penalty use.  This is a link to Alabama's page.

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