Last night’s unprecedented event in Houston with seven high-level religious leaders and Sister Helen Prejean was amazing! More than 500 people representing diverse faith traditions RSVPd and attended the event. Sister Helen and Bishop Janice Huie of the Texas United Methodist Church Conference both noted that getting religious leaders to speak out on the issue of the penalty […]
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The editors of the Houston Chronicle began the new year with a call to end the death penalty in Texas. In an editorial that appeared on January 1, 2011, “It’s time for capital punishment to become Texas history,” the Chronicle cites awareness of the risk of wrongful conviction and the fact that jurors and prosecutors […]