Monthly Archives: August 17, 2008

KUT Covers delivery of petitions and letters to BPP for Jeff Wood

Jeffery Wood is scheduled to be executed next week for the murder of a convenience store clerk in Kerrville. But Wood did not actually commit the murder. Wood’s family argues that fact should keep out of the state’s death chamber. Click here listen to the audio report at KUT’s website or download the mp3 audio…read more

Austin Chronicle: Defense Lawyers Try to Halt Execution

Thats the title of Jordan Smith’s article in the Austin Chronicle about execution of Jeff Wood. Death penalty opponents rally Tuesday outside the Capitol. Photo by Sandy Carson Since Texas reinstated the death penalty in 1976, only six people have been executed for a murder in which they did not directly participate, according to the…read more

The Guardian: Death and Texas

Thats the title of recent Guardian article about execution of Jeff Wood. by Maura Kelly Governor Rick Perry and his state’s flawed judicial system are now executing convicts for crimes they did not commit Texans – or at least governor Rick Perry and his supporters – seem to love the death penalty almost as much…read more

Video petition to Gov. Rick Perry

Danny Wood, father of Jeff Wood asks governor Perry in this video petition to stop his son’s execution. Jeff Wood’s step-mother:

Save Wood rally and press conference

Media AdvisoryFor immediate release: August 14, 2008 Contacts: Scott Cobb, PresidentTexas Moratorium Terri Been B.S., M. Ed, Sister of Jeff Woodmystrus@hotmail.com254-371-5650 Kristin Wood, Wife of Jeff Scott SullivanJeff Wood’s Attorney210-227-6000 Family Members of Jeff Wood to Deliver Letters and Petition Signatures to Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Friday, August 15 Rally…read more

Save Jeff Wood music video

Raptivist Capital-“X” advocating for Death Row prisoner Jeff Wood, who is set to die on August 21, 2008

Save Jeff Wood event and execution of Rodriguez

PLEASE, we need more folks to sign up to go to Austin on Saturday for a noon rally for Jeff Wood. Jeff’s execution date is next Thursday and we really need to take it up a notch. Folks will meet on 11th street in front of the Capitol and we will march on Congress to…read more

Mike Farrell Writes Letter Asking for Clemency for Jeff Wood

From: Mike Farrell August 11, 2008 Ms. Rissie Owens, ChairTexas Board of Pardons and Paroles8610 Shoal Creek Blvd.Austin, TX 78757 Dear Ms. Owens, I write in support of clemency for Jeff Wood, who is scheduled to be executed in your state in ten days. Mr. Wood’s death sentence, as I‘m sure you’re aware, was based…read more