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Founded in 1928, MCADP is the oldest active anti-death penalty organization in the United States.
Massachusetts Citizens Against the Death Penalty
Detail of Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco from the cartoon of a mural by Ben Shahn © Estate of Ben Shahn/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
Information and Articles of Interest on the Use of the Federal Death Penalty in Massachusetts and other Non-death Penalty States
The lack of a Massachusetts death penalty statute does not prevent the federal government from coming into the state and trying a capital case in federal court, which is exactly what happened this year when Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was tried for the Marathon bombing.