CBS News “48 Hours” was there when Anthony Graves walked out of jail a free man in October of 2010.
This alert includes information on the April scheduled execution, TCADP Spring Newsletter, Legislative updates, and additional events and news.
Learn more about the Lobby Day scheduled for next Tuesday, March 8, see the videos from the Religious Leaders Dialogue Panel held in Houston, and the pictures from the TCADP Annual Conference held in February. And don’t miss the calendar of events happening around the state!
More than 120 anti-death penalty advocates from across Texas will gather this Saturday, February 19, 2011 in Austin for the annual conference of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP). This event, “Seizing the Momentum – Advancing Statewide Vision through Local Action,” will feature workshops and a panel discussion on the impact of the death penalty on Texas counties. TCADP also will honor Anthony Graves, his family, and his legal team with its annual Courage Award, in recognition of their tenacity, faith, and dignity throughout the ordeal of his wrongful conviction and incarceration. Read the entire press release.
If you missed the email, catch up on current news in this January alert. The alert includes information on scheduled executions, breaking news and events, and a calendar of opportunities around the state.
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TCADP is excited to announce the recipients of the 2011 Courage, Media, and Appreciation Awards, to be presented at the TCADP Annual Conference on February 19, 2011 in Austin at the Schmidt-Jones Family Life Center of First UMC downtown.
In case you missed the November email alert, read about recent death penalty developments including updates on Anthony Graves, Hank Skinner and Cameron Todd Willingham; the TCADP Fall newsletter; who won the Dave Atwood NCADP conference scholarship; and the upcoming Cities for Life initiative on November 30.
“I’m looking forward to the rest of my life.” Reading those words from Anthony Graves gave me chills. The fact that he spent 18 years behind bars for a […]