Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

TCADP is a statewide advocacy organization working to end the death penalty. Join our cause today!

Stop Executions
The State of Texas is scheduled to execute two menJedidiah Murphy and Will Speer – in October. Both men have spent more than 20 years on death row. Join our campaigns to advocate for clemency for Murphy and Speer. You’ll find information about their cases and guidance for your advocacy here.

Attend Events
TCADP is hosting events across Texas to observe World Day Against the Death Penalty and protest the scheduled execution of Jedidiah Murphy on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. Join an event in your community!

Get Informed
Learn the latest facts about the death penalty in Texas, including recent jury verdicts in capital trials, death sentences by race, gender, and county, wrongful convictions and executions, and the cost of the death penalty.


Who We Are

TCADP is the only statewide grassroots advocacy organization dedicated solely to ending the death penalty in Texas. Together with local, state, and national partners, TCADP is working to reduce use of the death penalty in Texas and, ultimately, end this arbitrary, irreversible, and unfair punishment.


Texas Death Penalty Facts

Learn more about the history of the death penalty in Texas by visiting Texas Death Penalty Facts.


Follow TCADP on Social Media

Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to stay up to date on death penalty news, case developments, events, and important information.