Abolish New Hampshire's Death Penalty!

  Quick Facts:

  • New Hampshire has a death penalty for first-degree murder, however there are no convicts currently under sentence of death.
  • The last exection was in 1939.
  • The most recent attempt to abolish the death penalty was in 2000, passing both houses of the legislature, but vetoed by Governor Shaheen.
  • Execution is by lethal injection or hanging.
  • New Hampshire's capital statute was enacted on January 1, 1991.
  • New Hampshire law provides for life without the possibilty of parole for first-degree murder.

  Groups working to prevent executions and get the death penalty out of New Hampshire
    American Civil Liberties Union
  American Civil Liberties Union ACLU Death Penalty page   ACLU of New Hampshire
Claire Ebel, Executive Director
18 Low Avenue
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-3080  phone
    American Friends Service Committee
  American Friends Service Committee New Hampshire Program
Peacework magazine, April 1999 issue
Peacework magazine, April 2000 issue
  AFSC New Hampshire Office
Arnie Alpert, Program Coordinator
4 Park St., Suite 209
PO Box 1081
Concord NH   03302
(603) 224-2407  phone
(603) 228-6492  fax
    Amnesty International
  Amnesty International International Death Penalty Campaign
AIUSA Program to Abolish the Death Penalty
  State Death Penalty Abolition Coordinator
position open
Please contact: aiusane@aiusa.org
    New Hampshire Coalition Against the Death Penalty
  New Hampshire Coalition Against the Death Penalty NHCADP Home Page   Arnie Alpert, Coalition Chairperson
c/o AFSC, above


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Last updated May 1, 2006