Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

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

Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2021: The Year in Review

Learn more about death penalty developments in 2021 by reading TCADP’s Year-End Report.

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.

Attend Events

TCADP 2022 Annual Conference
The TCADP 2022 Annual Conference: Transforming Justice in Texas will take place as a virtual event on Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  It will include a panel discussion featuring representatives of states that have abolished the death penalty in recent years, a keynote address, breakout sessions, and the presentation of our annual awards. Registration is now open!  More program details, including our award recipients, will be announced soon. 

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

Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty - TCADP

Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty – TCADP


TCADP engages in outreach, education, and advocacy to raise awareness of the flaws and failures of the death penalty. @tcadp on Instagram and @TCADPdotORG on Twitter.

State of Texas v. Melissa explores the life journey of Melissa Lucio, whose execution date was set last week by Cameron County officials. Lucio has maintained that the death of her two-year-old daughter, Mariah, was an accident. Watch this trailer and find the full documentary on Hulu. See MoreSee Less
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