Death penalty opponents rally at Capitol Supporters: Innocent put to death in 2004 Updated: Monday, 26 Oct 2009, 12:33 PM CDT Published : Saturday, 24 Oct 2009, 9:03 PM CDT AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Death penalty opponents, convinced an innocent man was executed in 2004, are rallying at the Texas Capitol to call for a…read more
myFOXaustin(AUSTIN) – March to Abolish the Death Penalty The 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty was held at the state capitol this afternoon.
Message to March Participants from Bill Pelke, President of Journey of Hope … From Violence to Healing
Congratulations to all participants in the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty. Thank you for your stand on this human rights abuse. I wish I could be there today but family circumstances prevent it. I have had the pleasure of participating in several other marches in the past. The Journey of Hope…from Violence…read more
This Friday, October 23, 7:00 PM UT campus, Texas Union building, Sinclair Suite (room 3.128) Speakers: Shujaa Graham was exonerated in 1981 from California’s death row. As a prisoner at San Quentin in the 70’s Shujaa was active in the Black Prison movement and in the Black Panther Party. After being framed for jailhouse murder,…read more
Media Advisory Contacts: Scott Cobb, President, Texas Moratorium Network 512-552-4743 www.MarchforAbolition.org Laura Brady, Campaign to End the Death Penalty, (512)-638-0403 email@example.com EXONERATED PRISONERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS OF INNOCENTS ON TEXAS DEATH ROW TO LEAD 10TH ANNUAL MARCH TO ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY Saturday, October 24th 2pm: (AUSTIN) Family members of Reginald Blanton, Jeff Wood, Luis…read more
Speakers and other confirmed attendees at the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty will include three innocent, now-exonerated death row prisoners (Shujaa Graham, Curtis McCarty and Ron Keine), Jeff Blackburn (Chief Counsel of the Innocence Project of Texas), Jeanette Popp (a mother whose daughter was murdered but who asked the DA not to…read more
I attended my first March Against Executions in 2007. It was empowering to say the least. With my radical views I of course wished to see every abolitionist in the entire country and flocks from over seas marching together in unity breaking through the barriers set up to contain the march in Texas. Thomas Jefferson…read more
We ordered some T-shirts today for people to wear at the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty or wherever else you want to wear them. The shirts have a picture of Todd Willingham on the front with his name below, and “Innocent and Executed” at the top. On the back, it says: “I…read more
On October 24, the organizers of the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty invite everyone who wants to get more involved in the effort to stop executions and end the death penalty in Texas to stick around and attend a strategy and networking meeting right after the march. The meeting details will be…read more
Wednesday, October 7th at 7PM is the Next Planning Meeting for the 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty
Join Us at the Next Planning Meeting for the… 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty Wednesday, October 7th @ 7PM Double Dave’s Pizzaworks on Duval St. Double Dave’s Pizzaworks – www.doubledaves.com 3000 Duval St, Austin – (512) 476-3283 www.marchforabolition.org If you need directions, call Scott at 512 552 4743.