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23rd Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty Oct 22, 2022 in Austin Texas

The 23rd Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will be held in Austin, Texas on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 2pm at the Texas Capitol.

Texas’ 22nd Annual March & Rally will be virtual again this year

Texas’ 22nd Annual March & Rally will be virtual again this year  Here’s the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/reg…/WN_-v5M9RfjQ8S9PE3gx9FA5A WOW! We have an exciting, informative and motivating lineup. Don’t miss a minute! **Sabrina Butler-Smith and Pam Perillo who both spent years on death row. **Music from the Free Radicals, Marilyn Santoyo (6 yrs old!) & Trey Legall. **Poetry […]

22nd Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty Saturday, December 4, 2021

The 22nd Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will take place Saturday, December 4, 2021. The event will take place online again this year.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Witness to Innocence Members Present at the 12th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

WitnessToInnocence.org Ron Keine: Along with three other co-defendants, Ron Keine was convicted of the kidnappying and murder of University of New Mexico student William Velten in 1974. He was sentenced to death in New Mexico. Harold Wilson: After 16 years and a total of three death sentences, DNA evidence led to the acquittal of Harold WIlson on […]

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 […]

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 […]