Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

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

Stop Executions
The State of Texas is scheduled to carry out two executions—one week apart—in February. Take action now to support the clemency applications of Wesley Ruiz (scheduled for February 1) and John Balentine (scheduled for February 8). 

Annual Conference
The TCADP 2023 Annual Conference: 25 Years of Igniting Change will take place on Saturday, February 25, 2023 in downtown Austin. The program will include a panel discussion, a keynote address by Anthony Graves and awards luncheon, and breakout sessions on a variety of topics. Register today!

Get Informed
Read TCADP’s latest report, Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2022: The Year in Review, for information on capital cases, recent trends, and issues impacting the administration of justice in Texas. 


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 current status and history of the death penalty in Texas by visiting our page, Texas Death Penalty Facts.


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