In this month’s e-newsletter from TCADP, you’ll find information about two executions scheduled to take place in February as well as new resources and opportunities for faith leaders. You’ll also find links to a recent report on exonerations in 2014 and a thought-provoking article on the role IQ scores play in determining whether an individual with intellectual disabilities should be exempt from execution.
More than 130 grassroots advocates and supporters from across Texas will gather this Saturday, February 22, 2014 at University Christian Church in Fort Worth for the annual conference of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP). This event, “Lighting the Way,” will feature workshops, a keynote address by Bob Ray Sanders of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and a panel discussion on how Texas is lighting the way on the death penalty issue. This is the first time that the TCADP Annual Conference, now in its 16th consecutive year, is taking place in Fort Worth.
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TCADP is busy this week and next conducting membership gatherings in the Metroplex, Houston and San Antonio. Each gathering will share information about TCADP’s priority initiatives in the coming year […]
In this edition: Learn more about the two scheduled executions for this month, deadlines for the TCADP Lobby Corps applications and Annual Award nominations, as well as multiple TCADP events to be held in Denton, Tarrant, Dallas, Collin, Harris, and Travis Counties this month.
TCADP’s April 2013 Alert includes an update on the Texas legislative session, scheduled executions, and the case of Duane Buck; it also features new voices on the death penalty, including a former District Attorney of Montague County and Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty.
(Austin, Texas) — More than 150 activists and supporters from across Texas will gather this Saturday, February 23, 2013 at St. Edward’s University in Austin for the annual conference of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP). This event, “Changing the Conversation,” will feature workshops and a panel discussion on how instances of wrongful convictions and evidence of wrongful executions are changing the conversation on the death penalty.
Read the TCADP January 2013 Alert for information about the 2013 Annual Conference, a recap of year-end reports from TCADP and the Death Penalty Information Center, and a calendar of upcoming events.