TCADP’s February 2015 Alert: Execution updates; advocacy opportunities; and the 2015 Annual Conference

In this month’s e-newsletter from TCADP, you’ll find information about two executions scheduled to take place in February as well as new resources and opportunities for faith leaders. You’ll also find links to a recent report on exonerations in 2014 and a thought-provoking article on the role IQ scores play in determining whether an individual with intellectual disabilities should be exempt from execution.

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State of Texas Executes Robert Ladd

Tonight, the State of Texas carried out its second execution of the year, putting Robert Ladd to death for the 1996 murder of Vicki Ann Garner in Tyler (Smith County).  Late this afternoon the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal that evidence of Ladd’s intellectual disabilities should bar his execution, in accordance with the Court’s own ruling in […]

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