Press Room

For media inquiries, please contact TCADP Executive Director Kristin Houlé:
512-441-1808 (office)
512-552-5948 (cell)
khoule@tcadp.org

 2014 Press Releases

First Statewide Gathering of Anti-Death Penalty Movement in Fort Worth
Two state legislators to receive awards during annual conference
February 22, 2014 Download PDF

2013 Press Releases

One Third of all New Death Sentences in 2013 Came from Dallas County, According to New Report by TCADP
December 17, 2013 Download PDF

State of Texas Poised to Carry Out 500th Execution Since 1982
Troubling questions persist regarding arbitrary and biased imposition of the ultimate punishment
June 26, 2013 Download PDF

House Committee Set to Hear Repeal Bill
Texas one of 17 states considering legislation to end the death penalty
April 29, 2013 Download PDF

Abolitionists Gather in Austin for Annual Conference
Local filmmakers to receive 2013 Media Award
February 20, 2013 Download PDF

2012 Press Releases

Use of Death Penalty Geographically Isolated, Arbitrarily Imposed in Texas,
According to New Report by TCADP Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex led state in pursuit of the death penalty in 2012
December 12, 2012 Download PDF

Did Texas Execute an Innocent Man?
New article revisits haunting questions about the case of Carlos DeLuna
(May 15, 2012)  Download PDF

Death Row Survivor Tours San Antonio
(April 20, 2012)  Download PDF

Abolitionists Gather in San Antonio for Annual Conference
(February 18, 2012) 2012 conference press release

2011 Press Releases

State of Texas Carries Out Fewest Executions Since 1996, According to New Report from TCADP
(2011 Annual Report; December 15, 2011)
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San Antonio Religious Leaders Gather for Dialogue on the Death Penalty
(October 24, 2011) Download PDF

House Committee Set to Hear Repeal Bill
(March 29, 2011) Download PDF

Illinois repeals the death penalty:  Bipartisan action part of growing national trend away from the death penalty
(March 9, 2011)  Download PDF

Abolitionists Gather in Austin for Annual Conference
(February 17, 2011)  Download PDF

2010 Press Releases

Only 2% of Texas Counties Imposed Death Sentences This Year, According to New Report from TCADP
(2010 Annual Report; December 13, 2010)
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TCADP Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Grant Stay of Execution for Hank Skinner
(March 24, 2010) Download PDF

TCADP Calls for “Statewide Day of Action” on Anniversary of Willingham Execution: State poised to carry out execution in another case with lingering questions
(February 17, 2010) Download PDF

Abolitionists Gather in Dallas for Annual Conference: Judge, priest, journalist and others to be recognized
(February 17, 2010) Download PDF

2009 Press Releases

TCADP Report Shows New Death Sentences in Texas at Record Low: Concerns about Wrongful Execution Spark Scrutiny of State’s Death Penalty System (2009 Annual Report)
(December 7, 2009) Download PDF

TCADP Response to Governor’s Decision to Reject Clemency for Robert Lee Thompson
(November 19, 2009) Download PDF

Death Row Survivor to Tour the Rio Grande Valley: Juan Roberto Melendez-Colon will visit at critical moment in state’s death penalty debate
(November 5, 2009) Download PDF

New Investigation Confirms Execution of an Innocent Man: Broad Body of Evidence Points to Wrongful Execution of Texan Cameron Todd Willingham
(August 31, 2009) Download PDF

Texas Set to Carry Out 200th Execution during Perry Administration: State Remains Out of Step with Changing National Landscape
(June 1, 2009) Download PDF

House Subcommittee Set to Hear Repeal Bill: Texas one of a dozen states considering legislation to end the death penalty
(March 11, 2009) Download PDF

Abolitionists Gather in Austin for Annual Conference: Austin musician and others to be recognized for their contributions
(February 18, 2009) Download PDF

Texas Death Penalty Machinery Set to “High” as Executions Resume: 14 Executions Scheduled Over the Next Four Months
(January 14, 2009) Download PDF

2008 Press Releases

Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Releases Report on Death Penalty Developments in 2008: “Average” Number of Executions Carried Out in Record Time as New Death Sentences Reach Lowest Level in Texas in 30 Years
(December 4, 2008) Download PDF

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