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KVUE: Death penalty demonstrators march at State Capitol

06:15 AM CDT on Sunday, October 25, 2009 By STEVE ALBERTS KVUE News http://www.kvue.com/news/top/stories/102409kvuerally-bkm.24d044421.html Hundreds rallied Saturday afternoon at the State Capitol as part of the 10th annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty. They came certain an innocent man was executed and called for an end to the death penalty. The protesters drew attention…read more

KVUE: Death penalty opponents call for a moratorium in Texas

Watch on YouTube. View on KVUE.com October 27, 2009 News for Austin, Texas KVUE Death penalty opponents Tuesday called for a moratorium on the death penalty in Texas, as the state prepared to execute another inmate. October 27th, 2009 KVUE’s Martin Bartlett reports Reginald Blanton was executed Tuesday evening. A San Antonio jury convicted Blanton…read more

AP: Death penalty opponents rally at Texas Capitol

Death penalty opponents rally at Texas Capitol By JAY ROOT Associated Press Writer © 2009 The Associated Press Oct. 24, 2009, 5:33PM AUSTIN, Texas — Death penalty opponents, convinced an innocent man was executed in 2004, staged a rally Saturday at the Texas Capitol to call for a moratorium on capital punishment and to highlight…read more

San Antonio Express News: Protesters march against death penalty

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/state/65922442.html AUSTIN — A crowd of anti-death penalty protestors, fueled by the controversy over the 2004 execution of Cameron Todd Willingham and changes to the Texas Forensic Science Commission that is looking into the case, gathered at the steps of the Capitol on Saturday for the 10th annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty. Dozens…read more

Statesman: Protesters march to call for an end to executions

DEATH PENALTY Protesters march to call for an end to executions Recent remarks by Perry fuel anti-death penalty rally. By Joshunda Sanders Photos from Statesman Photographer Larry Kolvoord Anti-death penalty protesters gathered at the Capitol on Saturday in part to voice their disapproval of Gov. Rick Perry’s remarks this month regarding Cameron Todd Willingham, the…read more

UPI: Texans rally against death penalty

Texans rally against death penalty AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 25 (UPI) — Anti-execution activists say the state of Texas must end its death penalty practices. The 10th annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty held Saturday in Austin drew hundreds of anti-death penalty activists, many spurred by the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed…read more

News 8 Austin: Hundreds gather to march against the death penalty

Hundreds gather to march against the death penalty 10/25/2009 10:39 AM By: Russell Wilde Hundreds united downtown to march against capital punishment. Cameron Todd Willingham was executed for starting the 1991 fire that killed his three children. Elizabeth Gilbert befriended Willingham while he was on death row and has been leading the effort to have…read more

The Daily Texan: Protesters voice concerns about death penalty

The Daily Texan > State & Local Protesters voice concerns about death penalty By Bobby Longoria Daily Texan Staff Bruno Mortan/The Daily Texan Jane Chamberlain holds her homemade sign as exonerated prisoners talk about their experiences on death row during an anti-death penalty march held on Saturday afternoon. Hundreds of signs adorned with crossed out…read more