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State of Texas Executes Tim Adams

Last night, February 22, 2011, the State of Texas executed Timothy Adams, despite the pleas of his family, nearly 100 faith leaders representing diverse traditions, and three of the jurors who originally sentenced him to death.  As his attorneys note, “The execution of Mr. Adams has inflicted needless pain on the Adams family, without any […]

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Clemency Denied to Tim Adams

Today the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles unanimously rejected clemency for Timothy Adams, despite the pleas of his family members, three jurors from his trial, and more than 90 religious leaders from across the state.  The Board did not provide an explanation for its decision. Please attend a vigil in your community on Tuesday, […]

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More than 90 Faith Leaders Call for Clemency for Timothy Adams

Today more than 90 Christian faith leaders from communities throughout Texas called on the Board of Pardons and Paroles and Governor Rick Perry to grant clemency to Timothy Adams.  Adams is scheduled to be executed by the State of Texas on February 22, 2011.  His family, who is also the family of the victim, Timothy […]

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Clemency Alert for Tim Adams

Tim Adams is scheduled to be executed by the State of Texas on Tuesday, February 22, 2011.  He was convicted of killing his son while planning his own suicide in 2002.  Members of his family, who are also the victim’s family members, his church community, and even three of the jurors from his trial are […]