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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.

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