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Death row exonoree Anthony Graves and murder victim survivor Jan Brown to visit College Station

Two individuals with firsthand experience with the Texas death penalty system will visit College Station this week as part of a special event hosted by St. Mary’s Catholic Center.  “Personal encounters with […]

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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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April 2013 Alert: 5 Scheduled Executions, Legislative Session Mid-Point, Conference Videos and New Voices on the Death Penalty

TCADP’s April 2013 Alert includes an update on the Texas legislative session, scheduled executions, and the case of Duane Buck; it also features new voices on the death penalty, including a former District Attorney of Montague County and Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty.

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Today is National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

I have been told that the violent death of a loved one is one of the most difficult situations for individuals and family members to recover from, if they ever […]

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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 […]

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Texas Honors National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 22-28

Every April in communities across the U.S., crime victims, victim 
advocates, criminal justice professionals and the general public 
commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. For 30 years Texas 
has been a leader in the victims’ rights movement. Next week, communities across the state will be observing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with vigils and other types of events.

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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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Today is National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

Today, September 25th, marks the fifth annual observance of National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.  This day honors the memory of homicide victims and acknowledges the resulting long-term trauma […]