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Obit Magazine on the Texas Death Penalty

“An old adage promises that the only definite things in life are death and taxes. Wrongdoers in the Lone Star state may read that differently: The only thing guaranteed in […]

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Last Minute News on TCADP Annual Conference

Raising Our Voices for AbolitionTexas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Annual Conference Saturday, February 21, 2009Schmidt-Jones Family Life Center First United Methodist Church1300 Lavaca, Austin, TX 78701 Online Registration […]

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Larry Swearingen Gets Reprieve

MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press Writer © 2009 The Associated PressJan. 26, 2009, 12:28PM HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A federal appeals court has stopped this week’s scheduled execution of a man condemned for […]

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Texas Death Penalty Machinery Set to "High" as Executions Resume

14 Executions Scheduled Over the Next Four Months FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, January 14, 2009 CONTACT: Kristin Houlé, Executive Director 512-441-1808 (office); 202-494-3578 (cell) (Austin, Texas) – The first U.S. […]

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Jose Medellin receives August 5 Execution Date!

Jose Medellin receives execution date for August 5th. Although the Medellin cases is well recognized due to the Mexican consulate concerns and President Bush’s involvement, a date is a date. […]

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Does Texas REALLY Care for its children?

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst confuses me. This morning coming into Austin, KUT reported the Lt Gov was fighting the extension of the application for the CHIP program (Children’s Health Insurance) […]