The 22nd Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will take place Saturday, October 30, 2021. The event will take place online again this year because of the current high number of Covid cases and hospitalizations in Austin.
The 21st Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty was online this year October 10, 2020 in order to keep everyone as safe as possible during the pandemic. Here is one of the speakers, Elsa Alcala, a former Republican judge on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Sponsors included: Austin Abolitionists, Texas Death Penalty Abolition…read more
The 21st Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will be held online on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at noon. Information on how to watch the stream will be posted soon.
Online Program: Sandrine Skinner Wife of TX death row prisoner Hank Skinner, Board member of French abolitionist organization ECPM Harold Dutton Member of the Texas House of Representatives, District 142 Elsa Alcala Former elected judge of the nine person Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Bill Pelke Founder of the Journey of Hope: From Violence to…read more
The rally starts at 2 PM October 19, 2019 on the South Steps of the Texas Capitol. There will also be a press conference inside the Capitol in the Speaker’s Committee Room (2W.6) from noon to 1 PM Speakers list: Lily Hughes to Emcee At the Capitol before marching: Witness to Innocence speakers (all exonerated…read more
Five Death Row survivors from Witness to Innocence at the 19th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty October 20, 2018 in front of the Texas Governor’s Mansion. Albert Burrell, Derrick Jamison, Ron Keine, Gary Drinkard, Shujaa Graham. We owe them a debt of gratitude for traveling to Austin as living examples of innocent people…read more
Ron Keine spent two years on death row in New Mexico before his exoneration and release. He will speak at the 19th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty October 20, 2018
Thank you to Witness to Innocence for sending five death row exonerees to speak at the 19th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty. Come hear their stories at the Texas Capitol in Austin on October 20, 2018 at 2 PM. They are: Ron Keine who spent years on death row in new Mexico, Gary…read more
The 19th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will be held in Austin, Texas on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 2pm at the Texas Capitol. Join the event page on Facebook.