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TCADP August 2023 Newsletter

Scheduled executions: Texas set to execute Jedidiah Murphy on World Day Against the Death Penalty In case you missed it: Webb County jury rejects the death penalty Featured events: TCADP […]

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Survey finds low support for death penalty among Houstonians

Earlier this week, the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University released the results of its Houston Area Survey for 2020.  Now in its 39th year, the survey measures Houstonians’ […]

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Join us for these upcoming TCADP events in Houston!

TCADP invites all members and supporters in the Houston area to join us for upcoming events, including the next installment in our Fair & Just Lunch Series.

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TCADP Local Discussions in Houston, Collin County, and Austin November 12 and 13

If you live in Houston, Collin County or Austin, please make plans to join local TCADP members and supporters in your area! Read this blog post for details and RSVP information. Houston attendees need to order their boxed lunch by the end of the business day on Friday. See you soon!

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Today – National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

Today, we remember those who have lost their lives through violence and we remember the many loved ones they leave behind.  Parents, children, wives and husbands, friends – all who […]

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State of Texas Executes Jeffrey Williams

On May 15, 2015, the State of Texas put Jeffrey Williams to death for the murder of plainclothes Houston police officer Troy Blando in 1999 while being arrested for stealing a […]

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State of Texas Executes Preston Hughes III

On November 15, 2012, the State of Texas executed Preston Hughes III for  the 1988 murders of Shandra Charles, age 15, and Marcell Taylor, age 3, in Houston.  It was the […]

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Three Texas Executions Scheduled for November

The State of Texas is scheduled to carry out these executions in November: On November 8, 2012, Mario Swain, is scheduled to be executed for the December 2002 slaying of […]