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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…read more

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…read more

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…read more

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.

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

News 8 Austin: Hundreds gather to march against the death penalty

Hundreds gather to march against the death penalty 10/25/2009 10:39 AM By: Russell Wilde Hundreds united downtown to march against capital punishment. Cameron Todd Willingham was executed for starting the 1991 fire that killed his three children. Elizabeth Gilbert befriended Willingham while he was on death row and has been leading the effort to have…read more

Walter Reaves, Todd Willingham’s Appellate Lawyer, Speaking at 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty Oct 24, 2009

http://camerontoddwillingham.com Walter Reaves was the appellate attorney for Todd Willingham. He fought for Todd through his wrongful execution and continues to fight to prove that Todd was innocent. His entire practice is dedicated to providing quality representation to those who have been convicted of criminal offenses, he works with the best Personal Injury Attorneys around….read more

The Daily Texan: Protesters voice concerns about death penalty

The Daily Texan > State & Local Protesters voice concerns about death penalty By Bobby Longoria Daily Texan Staff Bruno Mortan/The Daily Texan Jane Chamberlain holds her homemade sign as exonerated prisoners talk about their experiences on death row during an anti-death penalty march held on Saturday afternoon. Hundreds of signs adorned with crossed out…read more

KXAN: Death penalty opponents rally at Capitol

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