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Elsa Alcala Speaking at 21st Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

The 21st Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty was online this year October 10, 2020 in order to keep everyone as safe as possible during the pandemic. Here is one of the speakers, Elsa Alcala, a former Republican judge on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Sponsors included: Austin Abolitionists, Texas Death Penalty Abolition…read more

21st Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty Online Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Noon.

The 21st Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will be held online on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at noon. Information on how to watch the stream will be posted soon.

Speakers at 21st Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty October 10, 2020 (Virtual Online Only)

Online Program: Sandrine Skinner Wife of TX death row prisoner Hank Skinner, Board member of French abolitionist organization ECPM Harold Dutton Member of the Texas House of Representatives, District 142 Elsa Alcala Former elected judge of the nine person Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Bill Pelke Founder of the Journey of Hope: From Violence to…read more

Speakers at 20th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

The rally starts at 2 PM October 19, 2019 on the South Steps of the Texas Capitol. There will also be a press conference inside the Capitol in the Speaker’s Committee Room (2W.6) from noon to 1 PM Speakers list: Lily Hughes to Emcee At the Capitol before marching: Witness to Innocence speakers (all exonerated…read more

20th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty Oct 19, 2019

The 20th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will be held in Austin, Texas on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 2pm at the Texas Capitol.

Five Death Row Exonerees at the Texas Governor’s Mansion

Five Death Row survivors from Witness to Innocence at the 19th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty October 20, 2018 in front of the Texas Governor’s Mansion. Albert Burrell, Derrick Jamison, Ron Keine, Gary Drinkard, Shujaa Graham. We owe them a debt of gratitude for traveling to Austin as living examples of innocent people…read more

Ron Keine to Speak at 19th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

Ron Keine spent two years on death row in New Mexico before his exoneration and release. He will speak at the 19th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty October 20, 2018

Five Death Row Exonerees to Speak at 19th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

Thank you to Witness to Innocence for sending five death row exonerees to speak at the 19th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty. Come hear their stories at the Texas Capitol in Austin on October 20, 2018 at 2 PM. They are: Ron Keine who spent years on death row in new Mexico, Gary…read more

19th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty – October 20, 2018

The 19th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will be held in Austin, Texas on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 2pm at the Texas Capitol. Join the event page on Facebook.

Panel Discussion Friday Night: What’s It Like to Be Innocent on Death Row?

This Friday, October 23, 7:00 PM UT campus, Texas Union building, Sinclair Suite (room 3.128) Speakers: Shujaa Graham was exonerated in 1981 from California’s death row.  As a prisoner at San Quentin in the 70’s Shujaa was active in the Black Prison movement and in the Black Panther Party.  After being framed for jailhouse murder,…read more

Media Advisory: 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty – Oct 24, 2009 in Austin

Media Advisory Contacts: Scott Cobb, President, Texas Moratorium Network 512-552-4743 www.MarchforAbolition.org Laura Brady, Campaign to End the Death Penalty, (512)-638-0403 lauraebrady@hotmail.com EXONERATED PRISONERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS OF INNOCENTS ON TEXAS DEATH ROW TO LEAD 10TH ANNUAL MARCH TO ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY Saturday, October 24th 2pm: (AUSTIN) Family members of Reginald Blanton, Jeff Wood, Luis…read more

March Endorsement Letter from Capital “X” aka 305375

I attended my first March Against Executions in 2007. It was empowering to say the least. With my radical views I of course wished to see every abolitionist in the entire country and flocks from over seas marching together in unity breaking through the barriers set up to contain the march in Texas. Thomas Jefferson…read more

T-Shirts Available: Todd Willingham – Innocent and Executed

We ordered some T-shirts today for people to wear at the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty or wherever else you want to wear them. The shirts have a picture of Todd Willingham on the front with his name below, and “Innocent and Executed” at the top. On the back, it says: “I…read more

Strategy and Networking Meeting After the March on October 24th

On October 24, the organizers of the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty invite everyone who wants to get more involved in the effort to stop executions and end the death penalty in Texas to stick around and attend a strategy and networking meeting right after the march. The meeting details will be…read more

Call Rick Perry to Protest: He Cancels Meeting of Forensic Science Commission; Replaces Chair: Blocks Search for Truth in Todd Willingham Case

Many of us had been planning to attend the meeting of the Texas Forensic Science Commission on Friday to deliver public comments to the Commission and to hold a demonstration to Shout it from the Rooftops that Todd Willingham was innocent. Now, Texas Governor Rick Perry has canceled the meeting and replaced the Commission’s chair…read more

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