October 2012 Alert: New Exoneration; 4 Oct. Executions; Video Clip and Coming Events

In This Edition: Watch a short clip from the House Party with Sara Hickman and Shelley King.  Learn where Sara gets her passion for this issue and why she is a member of TCADP! Scheduled Executions Recent News Upcoming Events Announcements Take Action Today! Calendar   Executions The State of Texas is scheduled to carry out […]

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September 2012 Alert: Two Scheduled Executions; Upcoming Events You Won’t Want to Miss, and Opportunities for Involvement

In This Edition: Scheduled Executions Recent News Upcoming Events Announcements Calendar Executions The State of Texas is scheduled to execute Robert Harris on September 20, 2012, for the 2000 murders of former co-workers Rhoda Wheeler and Augustin Villasenor at the Mi-T-Fine Car Wash in Dallas from which he had been fired three days earlier. Three other […]

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July 2012 Alert: Four Executions Over Next Two Months

In This Edition: Reflection on the Gregg Anniversary Scheduled Executions Upcoming Events Recent News Announcements Calendar Reflection on the Gregg Anniversary Today, July 2, 2012, marks the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Gregg v. Georgia (1976), which upheld the new death penalty statutes of several states (including Texas) and paved the way for […]

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Houston Religious Leaders Call for End to Death Penalty

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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Sister Helen Prejean speaks to Houston Chronicle About Upcoming TCADP Sponsored Engagement

Houston Chronicle contributor Lisa Falkenberg reported on the upcoming speaking engagement of Sister Helen Prejean at the University of Houston-Downtown on Wednesday, March 3, 2010. The event is being co-sponsored by TCADP, with specific information regarding the event available on the TCADP Calender, accessible here. Sister Helen Prejean, 70, is an internationally known death penalty […]

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