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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.

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.

Starting to plan for the 2010 March to Abolish the Death Penalty

We have begun making plans for the 11th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty, which is set for October 30, 2010 in Austin, Texas. We will soon hold the first planning meeting in Austin. All the blog posts below this one have to do with the 2009 march, which was a great success. Now,…read more

Videos of Speakers at March

Jeff Blackburn Cory Session, Brother of Timothy Cole Walter Reaves, Todd Willingham’s Appellate Lawyer Reginald Blanton’s Brother Anna Terrell, Mother of Reginald Blanton (1/2) Anna Terrell, Mother of Reginald Blanton (2/2) Herman (brother-in-law of Reginald Blanton), plus others, including supporters of Clinton Young, Connie Wright (Wife of Greg Wright), Gloria Rubac, Sandra Reed, Curtis McCarty,…read more

KVUE: Death penalty demonstrators march at State Capitol

06:15 AM CDT on Sunday, October 25, 2009 By STEVE ALBERTS KVUE News http://www.kvue.com/news/top/stories/102409kvuerally-bkm.24d044421.html Hundreds rallied Saturday afternoon at the State Capitol as part of the 10th annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty. They came certain an innocent man was executed and called for an end to the death penalty. The protesters drew attention…read more

KVUE: Death penalty opponents call for a moratorium in Texas

Watch on YouTube. View on KVUE.com October 27, 2009 News for Austin, Texas KVUE Death penalty opponents Tuesday called for a moratorium on the death penalty in Texas, as the state prepared to execute another inmate. October 27th, 2009 KVUE’s Martin Bartlett reports Reginald Blanton was executed Tuesday evening. A San Antonio jury convicted Blanton…read more

AP: Death penalty opponents rally at Texas Capitol

Death penalty opponents rally at Texas Capitol By JAY ROOT Associated Press Writer © 2009 The Associated Press Oct. 24, 2009, 5:33PM AUSTIN, Texas — Death penalty opponents, convinced an innocent man was executed in 2004, staged a rally Saturday at the Texas Capitol to call for a moratorium on capital punishment and to highlight…read more

San Antonio Express News: Protesters march against death penalty

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/state/65922442.html AUSTIN — A crowd of anti-death penalty protestors, fueled by the controversy over the 2004 execution of Cameron Todd Willingham and changes to the Texas Forensic Science Commission that is looking into the case, gathered at the steps of the Capitol on Saturday for the 10th annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty. Dozens…read more

Statesman: Protesters march to call for an end to executions

DEATH PENALTY Protesters march to call for an end to executions Recent remarks by Perry fuel anti-death penalty rally. By Joshunda Sanders Photos from Statesman Photographer Larry Kolvoord Anti-death penalty protesters gathered at the Capitol on Saturday in part to voice their disapproval of Gov. Rick Perry’s remarks this month regarding Cameron Todd Willingham, the…read more

UPI: Texans rally against death penalty

Texans rally against death penalty AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 25 (UPI) — Anti-execution activists say the state of Texas must end its death penalty practices. The 10th annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty held Saturday in Austin drew hundreds of anti-death penalty activists, many spurred by the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed…read more