Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
TCADP is a statewide grassroots advocacy organization working to end the death penalty. Join our cause today!
On November 16, 2022, the State of Texas carried out its last execution of the year, putting Stephen Barbee to death despite the violation of his constitutional right to a fair trial. Barbee was convicted in Tarrant County in 2006.
The TCADP Book Group will meet on Zoom on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 7:30 PM Central Time to discuss That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row by Jarvis Jay Masters.
In a June 2021 poll of Dallas voters, only 14% of respondents preferred the death penalty to other sentencing options. Learn more about public opinion and the use of the Texas death penalty at the county level.
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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