It’s too bad President Trump is such a poor communicator and has invited such scrutiny. Suppose he had just said it this way:

[End of presentation by scientist.]

The President: “That’s great people. Did everyone hear that fantastic presentation? Disinfectants will kill the COVID-19 virus on surfaces. The US Centers…


A word about masks and physical distancing, on behalf of the hearing impaired among us.

I choose to wear hearing aids that do not blend in with my skin. Even so, today’s hearing aids are often difficult to see.

The hearing impaired community is roughly 15% to 20% of the general population. Please recognize that any person who has diminished hearing — or no hearing at all — will be further challenged as masks…


I’d love to speak with you about why I am investing myself in the following efforts — beyond what you see below. Call or text me at 561–371–5204. And if you don’t need to hear anything more than the below, please chip in to any or all of these FIVE…


Postcard featuring images from the Jan 17, 1997 death penalty protest action by the Abolitionist Action Committee (AAC). Taking place on the 20th anniversary of the first execution under contemporary death penalty laws, this action has been repeated every five years. We may never need to do it again!

Fellow Justice Advocates,

As we write this, the U.S. Supreme Court is conferencing for the 4th time to decide whether to accept Hidalgo v. Arizona for argument and a decision in the term ending in June, 2018.

In a recent article published in The Intercept, the intrepid Liliana Segura reports…


Please take the opportunity to help make your voice for death penalty abolition louder in 2018.

Because of YOU, Death Penalty Action has impacted numerous events and discussions on the death penalty in the United States.


New Hope House in Georgia provides a loving spirit and a safe space for the ***families*** of men on Georgia’s death row….

Imagine you are on death row or on trial, facing execution. The only people standing by you are your mom, dad, other close family members, and far fewer friends then you once thought you had. The crime you were convicted of impacts them too. They get the sideways glances, and…


Nearly a year ago we made this demand yet again. Now, the end is in sight! Maybe…

The end is near! Maybe….

The U.S. Supreme Court is seriously considering accepting Hidalgo v. Arizona for argument and a decision in the term ending in June, 2018. At its heart, Hidalgo argues that capital punishment in the United States violates the prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment. The high…


Ten years ago on Monday, I woke up and pinched myself. “Did we really just abolish the death penalty?”

I served as the Field Manager and a member of the Executive Committee for New Jerseyans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty. Ten years ago this week, New Jersey became the…


Friend,

Let’s cut to the chase. You want the biggest bang possible for your abolitionist buck$.

For greatest IMPACT, look no further than Death Penalty Action.

Launched in March of this year to fill a void in the anti-death penalty movement, Death Penalty Action is all about IMPACT. We raise…


Originally published October 1, 2017 in the Columbus Free Press

Politicians reversing themselves on key policy positions is often portrayed as weakness. Governor John Kasich has surprised both Republicans and Democrats by taking principled positions that directly contravene the positions of his party — most notably on health care and…

Abraham J. Bonowitz

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