In the Sept 7, 2009 edition of the New Yorker David Grann comprehensively examines the Todd Willingham case in which an innocent person was executed by Texas. The proven execution of an innocent person means the end of the death penalty in the United States. Shout this name from the rooftops, Todd Willingham. He was…read more
Join us for the 3rd Planning Meeting for the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty Wednesday, August 26th, 7 PM @ Double Dave’s Pizza on Duval in Austin. Double Dave’s Pizza 3000 Duval St Austin, TX 78705 (512) 476-3283
The Chicago Tribune is breaking the story that the investigator for the Texas Forensic Science Commission is going to report that the fire for which Cameron Todd Willingham was sentenced to death for setting to murder his children was an accidental fire and not arson. Willingham always maintained his innocence. If the TFSC takes the…read more
Activated a new theme for the website. We don’t know if we will keep this theme, still looking for a good one. This one is free, which is good. There are lots more themes here, in case anyone sees one they like, then we can try that one out too.
Last night, we had our second organizing meeting for the march. It was at Cepeda library in Austin. One of the decisions we made was to use the web address www.marchforabolition.org. So, now we are working on creating the website. It is not nearly finished, we still need to choose a design and upload the…read more
Thank you for signing up to be listed as a sponsor of the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty. View names and comments of other people who have signed up to sponsor the march. We will transfer all sponsor names from the signup list above to the official sponsor list here. It may…read more