We received a message today from Sister Helen Prejean saying that she endorses and supports the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty, so we have added her to our growing list of sponsors.
Reginald Blanton’s mother, Anna Terrell, speaking at a rally at the Texas Capitol on Sept 26, 2009. Reginald Blanton is scheduled for execution on October 27, 2009. More information on the case is at http://www.myspace.com/freereggieb. Anna Reese will also speak at the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty on October 24, 2009.
Jeanette Popp, mother of a murder victim, has agreed to come and speak at the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty on October 24. Jeanette published a new book this year called. Mortal Justice: A True Story of Murder and Vindication. It can be bought on Amazon. Her book tells the story of…read more
Please spread this to your friends on your social networks. If you have a blog or website you can embed it on your sites. 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty 2009 from Matt Crump on Vimeo.
The next planning meeting for the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will be Wednesday, Sept 23, in Room 1 at Carver Library in Austin from 7pm-8:30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend and get involved in planning the march. Address – 1161 Angelina (map)
Todd Willingham – Innocent Man Executed in Texas (Nightline Sept 17, 2009) from Scott Cobb on Vimeo. Sign the petition to Governor Rick Perry and the State of Texas to acknowledge that the fire in the Cameron Todd Willingham case was not arson, therefore no crime was committed and on February 17, 2004, Texas executed…read more
We talked to Bill Pelke, president and cofounder of Journey of Hope…From Violence to Healing, and Shujaa Graham today and found out that Shujaa can come to the march. Shujaa was convicted of a murder he did not commit and spent three years on death row in California. He was later found innocent, exonerated and…read more
In this interview from his appearance on MSNBC, David Grann, who wrote the article “Trial by Fire” in the New Yorker about the Todd Willingham case, says there is “not a single shred of evidence of arson”. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Texas Should Admit Todd Willingham was…read more
David Grann of New Yorker Responds to Former Prosecutor’s Ludicrous Claim that Todd Willingham was Guilty Despite “undeniably flawed” Forensic Evidence
Before the article in the New Yorker, “Trial by Fire” by David Grann, appeared last week, John Jackson, one of the prosecutors in the original trial of Todd Willingham, wrote a guest column in the Corsicana Sun laying out why he thought Willingham was guilty, despite the “undeniably flawed” forensic evidence about the fire. Now,…read more