“How much pain is enough to make up for irreparable harm? I don’t know if you can make up for that.” FILM SCREENINGWEDNESDAY MAY 26 AT 7PMMONKEYWRENCH BOOKS110 E. NORTH LOOP BLVD.“Saving David Powell” is a call to action to stop the execution of David pwell in real time. He is scheduled to be executed…read more
Wednesday, April 14, 7pm, at the Univ of Houston, Central Campus, University Center A National Speaking Tour of the CEDP Panelists include: Mark Clements – Police torture victim and former IL juvenile life without parole prisoner Lily Hughes – Longstanding anti-death penalty activist and CEDP board member Njeri Shakur – Longstanding anti-death penalty activist and organizer for the Abolition…read more
TEST THE DNA! Texas State Capitol at 5:30Wednesday, March 24th, pending a stay of execution11th and Congress So far, no decision has been issued by the Supreme Court or Governor Perry. Time is running out, and Texas needs to do the right thing and TEST THE DNA!http://www.hankskinner.org WRITE, FAX OR CALL GOVERNOR RICK PERRY –…read more
Wednesday, December 3 at 7PMAt UT in Parlin, Room 302 Death Row is a horrible place. Prisoners are kept in their cells 23hours of the day without group recreation, education programs, oradequate food. This holiday season, the Campaign to End the DeathPenalty is trying to bring a little bit of joy to an otherwise bleakand…read more
We are proud and honored to announce that historian, author and activist Howard Zinn will be the keynote speaker at the Campaign to End the Death Penalty’s 9th annual convention! The convention will be held on the weekend of November 7-8 at the University of Chicago, and Howard will be speaking on Saturday night. The…read more
Wednesday, July 29th at 7pmCarver Library, Room 4, in AustinThe March to Stop Executions has been held each October since 2000 in cooperation with several Texas and national anti-death penalty organizations. It is a coming together of activists, family members of those on death row, community leaders, exonerated prisoners and all those calling for abolition….read more
AUSTIN, TX: Members of CEDP Austin are headed to the courthouse RIGHT NOW with a banner–to talk to the media, have a presence and demand DROP THE CHARGES NOW! Not doing anything right now? Go and join them. Call to find out where they’re at: 512-417-2241.
The following are some of the videos from the West Mall rally against the death penalty at the University of Texas at Austin. The rally was sponsored by UT Chapter of the Campaign to End the Death Penalty and Amnesty International.
LIVE CALL IN FROM JOHN BOOTH-EL – MARYLAND DEATH ROW PRISONER,AND FROM TIMOTHY MCKINNEY – TENNESSEE DEATH ROW PRISONER. UT Austin in UTC Room 3.122 at 7 pm. (On 21st just west of Speedway.) And featuring: Sandra Reed – Mother of Texas death row prisoner Rodney ReedKenneth Foster, Sr. – Father of Kenneth Foster, Jr.,…read more
AUSTIN TEXAS, APRIL 15, 2009 RALLY AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY AT UT! 12 NOON ON THE WEST MALL! AND IN THE EVENING… At UT Austin in UTC Rm. 3.122 at 7 pm. (On 21st just west of Speedway.) LIVE CALL IN FROM JOHN BOOTH-EL – MARYLAND DEATH ROW PRISONER, AND FROM TIMOTHY MCKINNEY – TENNESSEE…read more