July 2013 TCADP Alert: 500th Execution, Star-Telegram Calls for Abolition of Texas Death Penalty

Read about the three upcoming executions scheduled for July, the press coverage of TCADP and Texas’ 500th Execution, case updates on Rigoberto Avila, Jr. and Duane Buck, the TCADP 2013 membership drive as well as coming events in July in Austin, El Paso, and Calhoun County. Extend the reach of this alert and share on your social media sites!

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The 500th Execution: State of Texas Will Execute Kimberly McCarthy Tonight

On June 26, 2013, the state will carry out its 500th execution when Kimberly McCarthy is put to death at 6pm this evening. Her execution had twice been delayed, initially to give her attorneys time to pursue an appeal based on racial discrimination in the jury selection process, and later to await pending death penalty […]

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