The Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty is a statewide grassroots advocacy organization working to end the death penalty. Join our campaign today!

Texas Executions in 2021

Scheduled executions (5)
September 28
: Rick Rhoades
October 12: Stephen Barbee
November 3: Fabian Hernandez
November 10: Kosoul Chanthakoummane
November 17: Ramiro Gonzales

Executions to date this year (2)
May 19: Quintin Jones
June 30: John Hummel

Stays granted by the U.S. Supreme Court (1)
John Ramirez – Stay granted on 9/8/21

Stays granted by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (3)
Blaine Milam – Stay granted on 1/15/21
Edward Busby, Jr. – Stay granted on 02/03/21
Ramiro Ibarra – Stay granted on 02/24/21

Execution dates withdrawn (1)
Ruben Gutierrez – Date withdrawn on 9/15/21

Learn about our active and past clemency campaigns and how you can voice your opposition to executions!


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Attend Events

The Pollock Gallery at Southern Methodist University in Dallas has partnered with Miles of Freedom, a nonprofit led by exoneree Richard Miles, to host The Arts of Oppression, an exhibit and auction of more than 180 works by people currently or formerly in prison. The exhibit will run from September 11 through October 30, 2021. A public opening reception will be held Saturday, September 11 from 11 AM to 5 PM.

The TCADP book group will meet on Zoom on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 7:30 PM Central Time to discuss The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton. Register here.