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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.

Journey of Hope Coming to 18th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty October 28, 2017

Journey of Hope…from Violence to Healing, an organization led by murder victim family members that conducts public education speaking tours and addresses alternatives to the death penalty, will be at the 18th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty on October 28, 2017 in Austin, Texas. Pictured above Journey members hold a banner at the march…read more

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.

17th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty, Austin, Texas Saturday, October 29, 2016

The 17th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will be held in Austin, Texas on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 2pm at the Texas Capitol on the south side. Featuring Terri Been – sister of Texas death row prisoner Jeff Wood (Sentenced to death under the unjust Law of Parties). Jeff recently received a…read more

Download Flyer for 11th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

Here is a flyer in PDF format that you can download, print, and put up in coffeeshops, on bulletin boards, around your college or anywhere you find a good place to help spread the word about the 11th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty on October 30 at 2 PM at the Texas Capitol…read more

Endorse the 11th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty!

If you would like to be listed as an endorser of the 11th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty on October 30 in Austin at the Texas Capitol at 2 PM, use the form underneath this post to leave your name and a comment. Your comment could be why you are endorsing the march,…read more

Court of Inquiry Could Exonerate Todd Willingham

The Austin American Statesman is reporting that lawyers for Todd Willingham’s family are asking for a Court of Inquiry to exonerate Todd Willingham. Cory Session, brother of Timothy Cole, advocated for a Court of Inquiry in the Todd Willingham case when he spoke at the Texas Capitol on October 24, 2009 during the 10th Annual…read more

Video Explaining Catholic Church’s Teaching Regarding the Death Penalty

This 10 minute video, with reflection questions, provides an explanation of the Catholic Church’s teaching regarding the death penalty, In addition to the principles, it discusses their application in the United States today. It includes comments by Bill Pelke, president of the Journey of Hope … From Violence to Healing. Bill and members of the…read more