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Abolitionists Gather in San Antonio for Annual Conference

More than 120 anti-death penalty advocates from across Texas will gather this Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio for the annual conference of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP). This event, “Seizing the Momentum – Creating the Climate for Change,” will feature workshops and a panel discussion on the impact of Texas’ changing demographics on the death penalty.

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February Alert: Stay of Execution, Legislative Action Opportunity and More!

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Action Opportunity: Contact Your State Legislators!
Yesterday, January 31, 2012, staff and members of TCADP hand-delivered a copy of the 2011 annual report, Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2011: The Year in Review, to every member of the Texas Legislature. Through this activity, our wonderful team of volunteers had a chance to speak with legislative staff members about their concerns about the death penalty and share information that demonstrates that Texas is moving away from its use.

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TCADP Conference Panel Discussion: The Impact of Texas’ Changing Demographics on the Death Penalty

The TCADP 2012 Annual Conference, taking place on February 18 at the University of the Incarnate Word Sky Room in San Antonio, will feature a panel discussion on “The Impact […]

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Upcoming Events in Austin: Violence and the Death Penalty Discussion, and Annual Report Distribution

Please consider participating in the Austin area opportunities listed below. Violence And The Death Penalty In Texas – Walter Long Walter Long, Austin criminal defense attorney and founder of the […]

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Upcoming Events in Houston: Speaker on Criminal Justice Reform and Film Screening

The Houston Chapter of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty invites you to attend: IMPROVEMENTS TO THE TEXAS CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM WHAT HAS BEEN DONE? WHAT IS NEEDED? […]

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Upcoming Events in San Antonio: Film Screening, Panel Discussion, and Annual Conference

The film screening and discussion on Monday will specifically be geared to those on college campuses in San Antonio who are interested in learning about the flaws and failures of the death penalty and how they can get involved in ending this practice in Texas. A question and answer session with Anita Grabowski, Bexar County Campaign Coordinator for the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, and Stephen Reeves, Legislative Counsel for the Christian Life Commission, will follow the film. The panel discussion on Tuesday will focus on the speakers’ perspectives on the death penalty and how they came to question its use. Dr. Elizondo and Mr. Reeves will share their reflections on Baptist teachings and the death penalty, including sharing the results of a study that the Christian Life Commission spearheaded about the use of the death penalty in Texas. The public is invited.

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January 2012 News and Events

Read about this month’s upcoming events, news and scheduled executions.

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December 2011 Alert: Activist Training, Special “Incendiary” Screening, Annual Conference

December Alert includes info on a Bexar County Campaign Activist training, a special screening of “Incendiary”, developments on the TCADP Annual Conference in February, news, executions, upcoming events and more. If you missed the alert in your email box, be sure to subscribe to TCADP so you can get the monthly email alerts on time.