Welcome to the web site of MVFR . . .
Our mission is to abolish the death penalty.
MVFR is a non-religious, death penalty
abolition organization that includes people of a wide variety of faiths
and belief systems.
Because violent crime cuts across a broad
spectrum of society, our members are geographically, racially, and
Founded in 1976 by Marie Deans
of Charlottesville, Virginia, MVFR is a national organization of family
members of both homicide and state killings who oppose the death
penalty in all cases.