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June Alert: Executions, News and Events

Catch up on the Texas Legislature, currently scheduled executions, special events in El Paso and San Antonio and more!

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Four Texas Executions Scheduled for June

Four individuals are scheduled to be executed by the State of Texas this month. Tonight, June 1, Gayland Bradford is scheduled to be executed.  Last October, he received a temporary […]

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May Alert – Scheduled Executions, News and Events

In this alert: Scheduled Executions, News and Events, Calendar. Learn more about the current legislative update, the upcoming San Antonio Meet and Greet, and the Houston Speaker’s Training.

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January 2011 Alert

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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National Drop in Executions, Death Sentences, According to Year-End Report from DPIC

Today, December 21, 2010, the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) released its year-end report on death penalty developments nationwide. The report chronicles the drop in executions this year and the continued low number of new death sentences nationwide (and in Texas).

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TCADP Annual Report: Only 2% of Texas Counties Imposed Death Sentences This Year

Today, December 13, 2010, the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP) released its annual report, Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2010: The Year in Review. TCADP releases this annual report each December in conjunction with the anniversary of the resumption of executions in Texas in 1982.

According to the report, death sentences in Texas have dropped more than 70% since 2003, reaching a historic low in 2010. Juries condemned eight new individuals to death in Texas in 2010, the lowest number of new death sentences since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Texas’ revised death penalty statute in 1976.

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October News

TCADP sends monthly e-alerts which include scheduled executions, recent death penalty developments, local events, and opportunities for education and action. The alerts are a great way to stay informed and come right to your email box. Subscribe today!

October 2010 Alert

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Nationwide Drug Shortage Doesn’t Impact Texas Executions… Yet

There’s been a great deal of news lately regarding a nationwide shortage of sodium thiopental, the anesthetic used in lethal injections. Hospira Inc. is the only U.S. company that manufacturers […]