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TCADP March 2016 Alert: Get ready to Amplify Austin!

In this edition of our monthly alert, you’ll find a link to photos from the TCADP 2016 Annual Conference, information about a new initiative to engage Public Safety Officers on the Death Penalty, and information about three upcoming events with Sister Helen and a national conference on the death penalty.

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TCADP 2016 Annual Conference to Address Changing Death Penalty Landscape

Advocates and supporters from across Texas will gather on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Unity of Houston for the 18th Annual Conference of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP). This event, At the Epicenter of the Death Penalty, will feature workshops, a keynote address, and a panel discussion about the shifting death penalty landscape in Texas and Harris County.

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TCADP announces 2016 Conference Keynote Speaker, Panelists and Honorees

The TCADP 2016 Annual Conference Committee is delighted to announce our keynote speaker, panelists, and award recipients. Join us in Houston next February for the 2016 Annual Conference: At the Epicenter of the Death Penalty.

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TCADP June 2015 Alert: Nebraska repeals the death penalty; implications for other states

In this edition of our monthly alert, you’ll find coverage of Nebraska’s historic vote to repeal the death penalty, as well as links to recent articles and opinion pieces noting the demise of the death penalty, even in Texas.

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Nebraska repeals the death penalty

This afternoon, Nebraska became the 19th U.S. state to abandon the death penalty.  Legislators successful overrode Governor Pete Rickett’s veto of LB 268, a bill that replaces the death penalty with life without the possibility of parole.  According to the Death Penalty Information Center, Nebraska is the first predominantly Republican state to abolish the death penalty in more […]