myFOXaustin(AUSTIN) – March to Abolish the Death Penalty
The 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty was held at the state capitol this afternoon.
Family, friends and supporters held signs with the names of inmates who have been executed in Texas.They also signed a petition urging Governor Rick Perry to suspend executions and abolish the death penalty in the state of Texas.
Supporters say Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in 2004, for setting his home on fire, and killing his 3 daughters was an innocent man.
“I think this one is more important than the others just because of the case of Cameron Todd Willingham which by now everybody across the world knows was innocent man was executed in 2004,” say’s Randi Jones, with the Campaign to End the Death Penalty.
Gov. Rick Perry refused to grant Willingham clemency before he was executed and has remained adamant that Willingham was guilty.