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18th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty – October 28, 2017

The 18th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will be held in Austin, Texas on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 2pm at the Texas Capitol.

Six Death Row Exonerees to Attend 2011 Anti-Death Penalty Alternative Spring Break

Six death row exonerees will speak at the 2011 Anti-Death Penalty Alternative Spring Break, which will be held in Austin, Texas from March 14-18, 2011.  The six exonerees spent more than 50 years on death row for crimes they did not commit: Anthony Graves, Clarence Brandley, Shujaa Graham, Ron Keine, Gary Drinkard and Albert Burrell.  Register now. All events are free and open to…read more

February 22, 2011 is “Texas for Illinois Day” to Repeal the Death Penalty!

Call Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and urge him to sign the bill to end the death penalty. Chicago Office: 312-814-2121. Springfield Office: 217-782-0244 Texans are planning to help convince Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to abolish the death penalty in Illinois. On Tuesday, February 22, 2011, Texans will be calling the Governor of Illinois to urge…read more

Houston Chronicle Endorses Abolishing Texas Death Penalty

The Houston Chronicle has endorsed abolishing the death penalty in a January 1, 2011 editorial, joining other Texas newspapers such as the Dallas Morning News and Austin American-Statesman in advocating for an end to the death penalty in Texas. From the Houston Chronicle: The death penalty in Texas is fraught with demonstrable error, and the people of the…read more

Texans March To End The Death Penalty

Click to Watch Video on KEYETV: Six people sentenced to die, lead a big march in Austin Saturday to try and put a stop to the death penalty. The exonerated, former death row inmates lead the 11th annual march from the capitol building. Together they spent nearly 50 years behind bars. They, along with their…read more

Hundreds of People March Against the Death Penalty

Hundreds of people march against the death penalty by JENNIE HUERTA / KVUE News Posted on October 30, 2010 at 10:21 PM Updated today at 11:02 PM Death penalty protestors gather in front of the Texas State Capitol every year on the weekend before All Souls’ Day, or The Day of the Dead, which falls…read more