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 carry out executions in June and July. Both Ramiro Gonzales (scheduled for June 26, 2024) and Ruben Gutierrez (scheduled for July 16, 2024) have faced previous execution dates.

Check this site for updates and opportunities to raise your voice against these executions

Attend Events
This month, TCADP is hosting a book group discussion with the author of He Called Me Sister: A True Story of Finding Humanity on Death Row, informal social gatherings in Dallas and Austin, and a webinar on the legacy of race and the death penalty in Texas.

Learn more about these events and sign up to participate!

Get Informed
To date this year (as of May 1, 2024):

– Texas has executed one person: Ivan Cantu.
– Juries in Hidalgo and Tarrant counties have imposed new death sentences.
– The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has changed the sentences of two men, removing them from death row.


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.


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