Last night, Thursday, October 27, 2011, the State of Texas executed Frank Garcia for the 2001 murder of his wife, Jessica Garcia, and San Antonio police officer Sgt. Hector Garza during a domestic disturbance. Jessica Garcia was the mother of two young children. Sgt. Garza was a 25-year Police Department veteran and father of five. Read […]
In case you missed the December email alert, read about the TCADP Award Winners to be recognized at the TCADP Annual Conference, the Religious Leaders Dialogue on the Death Penalty to be hosted in Houston, and many other coming events of interest.
In case you missed the November email alert, read about recent death penalty developments including updates on Anthony Graves, Hank Skinner and Cameron Todd Willingham; the TCADP Fall newsletter; who won the Dave Atwood NCADP conference scholarship; and the upcoming Cities for Life initiative on November 30.
In 2010, the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP) announced the Dave Atwood Scholarship, in honor of TCADP’s beloved founder. This annual award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a strong commitment and dedication to abolishing the death penalty in Texas. The recipient, to be chosen by TCADP, will receive a full registration to NCADP’s Annual Conference, which will next be held January 13 – 16, 2011 in Chicago, IL. Apply today! The recipient will be announced on November 1st.