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
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. 

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!

Featured Events
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.


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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