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
Ramiro Gonzales is scheduled to be executed by the State of Texas on July 13, 2022, for the murder of Bridget Townsend, an offense he committed when he was just 18 years old. Learn about his case and take action now to support his application for clemency or a reprieve.

Featured Events
On June 22, 2022, TCADP and the Innocence Project of Texas will co-host a virtual event with Chris Fabricant, the author of Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System. More information is available on our events page.

Get Informed
In a June 2021 poll of Dallas voters, only 14% of all respondents preferred the death penalty to other sentencing options. Learn more about public opinion on capital punishment and the use of the Texas death penalty at the local level here.


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.


The State of the Death Penalty in Texas

Learn more about the state and history of the death penalty in Texas by visiting our page, Texas Death Penalty Facts.


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