This is from the folks at People of Faith Against the Death Penalty:
Durham Calls for Death Penalty Repeal
DURHAM, NC – Durham is now the largest city in the South on record for repealing the death penalty.
At its meeting in City Hall this afternoon the Durham City Council unanimously passed a resolution presented by People of Faith Against the Death Penalty calling for North Carolina and the federal government and U.S. military to repeal the death penalty. The resolution suggests using the taxpayer funds that would be saved by repealing the death penalty to support programs to help murder victims’ family members and for programs to prevent violent crime. Read more