The Push for Death Penalty Repeal in Ohio

January 11, 2024

The death penalty is an expensive, ineffective, racist, and arbitrary system that puts innocent lives at risk. Currently, 23 states, plus Washington, D.C., have cut ties with the death penalty; Ohio can and should be next.

At the Ohio Statehouse, a bipartisan team of lawmakers have introduced Senate Bill 101 and House Bill 259, legislation that would abolish the death penalty in Ohio once and for all.