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Another Successful March!

After the 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty, many participants gathered for good food and drink at the house of Delia Perez Meyer, whose brother is on Texas Death Row, and raised their glasses to another successful march. Despite the torrential rain that kept some people from attending, especially from outside Austin, we gathered…read more

News Coverage and Photos of 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

News Coverage of 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty, October 24, 2015. Alfred Dewayne Brown, newly exonerated from Texas death row in June 2015, speaks at the Texas Capitol.  

Six Death Row Exonerees Will Lead 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty Oct 24, 2015 in Austin

The march is still on as planned. If it is raining very hard Saturday in Austin, then we will move inside the capitol to a room we have reserved courtesy of State Rep Harold Dutton. Right now, meet on the South Steps at 2 PM as planned. If it is stormy, we will all go…read more

Journey of Hope Members Attending 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

Journey of Hope…from Violence to Healing is an organization led by murder victim family members that conducts public education speaking tours and addresses alternatives to the death penalty. Journey “storytellers” come from all walks of life and represent the full spectrum and diversity of faith, color and economic situation. They are real people who know…read more

Poster for the 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty​.

Join us on October 24, 2015 at the Texas Capitol for the 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty. You can download and print out a black and white version here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1RhxuLu6tmYUmVvQXZYbXk2MlU

Dewayne Brown to Attend 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

Great news! Alfred Dewayne Brown is coming to the 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty on October 24, 2015 at 2pm at the Texas Capitol in Austin. Dewayne was released on June 8, 2015 after more than 10 years on Texas Death Row for a crime he did not commit. Come to the…read more

Dallas Amnesty International is New Co-Sponsor

The Dallas Amnesty International chapter is the latest co-sponsor of the 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty! Welcome and see you on October 24! Join our event page on Facebook.

Donate to Help Texas Death Row Exoneree Alfred Dewayne Brown

After more than ten years on Texas death row for a crime he did not commit, Alfred Dewayne Brown walked free and into the loving arms of his family and friends on June 8, 2015. “I went in an innocent man and I came out an innocent man,” said Brown. Now, he needs your help…read more

Alfred Brown is Latest Person Exonerated off Texas Death Row

“I went there as an innocent man and I came out as an innocent man,” Alfred Brown said after his release. From the Washington Post: Texas death row inmate Alfred Dewayne Brown was released from prison Monday. He spent 10 years on death row. A huge portion of the credit for his release goes to…read more

Campaign to End the Death Penalty’s 14th Annual Convention, Houston 0ct 25-26

Stop the Killing by the State! The Campaign to End the Death Penalty’s 14th Annual Convention. October 25-26 2014 in Houston, TX. Hampton Inn and Suites, 5820 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX  Once again, the CEDP’s annual gathering will be held in the belly of the beast – this time in Harris County, which traditionally has sentenced…read more

Another Successful March!

After the 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty, many participants gathered for good food and drink at the house of Delia Perez Meyer, whose brother is on Texas Death Row, and raised their glasses to another successful march. Despite the torrential rain that kept some people from attending, especially from outside Austin, we gathered…read more

Journey of Hope Members Attending 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

Journey of Hope…from Violence to Healing is an organization led by murder victim family members that conducts public education speaking tours and addresses alternatives to the death penalty. Journey “storytellers” come from all walks of life and represent the full spectrum and diversity of faith, color and economic situation. They are real people who know…read more

Dallas Amnesty International is New Co-Sponsor

The Dallas Amnesty International chapter is the latest co-sponsor of the 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty! Welcome and see you on October 24! Join our event page on Facebook.

Donate to Help Texas Death Row Exoneree Alfred Dewayne Brown

After more than ten years on Texas death row for a crime he did not commit, Alfred Dewayne Brown walked free and into the loving arms of his family and friends on June 8, 2015. “I went in an innocent man and I came out an innocent man,” said Brown. Now, he needs your help…read more

Alfred Brown is Latest Person Exonerated off Texas Death Row

“I went there as an innocent man and I came out as an innocent man,” Alfred Brown said after his release. From the Washington Post: Texas death row inmate Alfred Dewayne Brown was released from prison Monday. He spent 10 years on death row. A huge portion of the credit for his release goes to…read more

Campaign to End the Death Penalty’s 14th Annual Convention, Houston 0ct 25-26

Stop the Killing by the State! The Campaign to End the Death Penalty’s 14th Annual Convention. October 25-26 2014 in Houston, TX. Hampton Inn and Suites, 5820 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX  Once again, the CEDP’s annual gathering will be held in the belly of the beast – this time in Harris County, which traditionally has sentenced…read more