There are many ways to get involved with the effort to end New Jersey's death penalty. First, please take a moment to let us know who you are and how we can reach you. You can do that by clicking on "Join NJADP" and filling out the form. Indicate if you would like more information regarding legislation or educational activites. If you belong to an organization that opposes the death penalty, consider bringing a resolution calling for the end of the death penalty to that group. For more information, including a sample resolution and tips for securing a resolution, click on the "Pass a Group Resolution" link above. If you are interested in bringing an NJADP speaker to your house of worship, community group, or regular meeting, click on the "Organize an Educational Event" link and fill out the basic information. Someone from NJADP will be in touch with you as quickly as possible to discuss dates and speaker availability. Lastly, please take a moment to contact your State Legislators and the Governor. Let them know you oppose the death penalty. And, keep checking this site for the latest legislative news.
"If the death penalty hasn't been used in 20 years, society should ask if it should be continued. It was supposed to act as a deterrent. If it hasn't been used in 20 years, you really can't say it's a deterrent."
Thomas F. Kelaher
Ocean County Prosecutor, former President of the New Jersey Prosecutors Association
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