We are Texas Students Against the Death Penalty – Join us!

Texas Students Against the Death Penalty (TSADP) works to end the death penalty through campaigns of public education and the promotion of youth activism. Texas Students Against the Death Penalty (TSADP) is an all-volunteer, grassroots organization formed in 2005 with the primary goal of mobilizing state-wide support for a moratorium on executions and abolition of…read more

16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

News Coverage of 16th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty, October 24, 2015. Alfred Dewayne Brown, newly exonerated from Texas death row in June 2015, speaks at the Texas Capitol.  

Rally for Bernardo Tercero

July 9, 2015 PRESS ADVISORY Contact: Gloria Rubac  713-503-2633 Friends and Supporters of Death Row Prisoner Bernardo Tercero to Rally Outside of Nicaraguan Consulate; Will Urge the Consul General to Increase Efforts to Stop Tercero’s August 26 Execution Friends and supporters of Nicaraguan citizen Bernardo Tercero will rally outside of the Nicaraguan consulate today at…read more

Judicial vacancies slow judicial system

Perhaps no one can appreciate the importance of quick access to our federal courts more than death-row inmate Max Soffar. By the time the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rules on his habeas petition in support of his claim of innocence, he might have already died of liver cancer. The fact that the Fifth Circuit,…read more

Help Texas Death Row Survivor Alfred Dewayne Brown

After more than ten years on Texas death row for a crime he did not commit, Alfred Dewayne Brown walked free and into the loving arms of his family and friends on June 8, 2015. “I went in an innocent man and I came out an innocent man,” said Brown. Now, he needs your help…read more

Historic Texas Senate Bill Filed to Abolish Death Penalty in Texas

  Texas State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr has filed legislation to abolish the death penalty in Texas. This is the first time a state senator has ever filed legislation to abolish the death penalty in Texas. It happened because organizations in Texas held the Statewide Texas Lobby Day to Abolish the Death Penalty on March 3 and…read more

A Conversation with Sandra and Rodrick Reed

Rodney Reed’s family has been at the forefront of a 17 year struggle to prove his innocence and win his freedom from Texas’ death row. Recently, Rodney’s mother Sandra, and brother Rodrick, sat down to talk with Lily Hughes about their disappointment in the courts, the need for DNA testing, and the pain of facing…read more

Arnold Prieto

Arnold Prieto, 41, is scheduled today to be the first person executed under Governor Greg Abbott. Arnold is a frequent contributor to the blog minutesbeforesix.blogspot.com, where you can learn about him in his own words. He is deserving of a commutation to life in prison, so call Gov Abbott and urge him to stop today’s…read more

SEND IN A LITTLE HOLIDAY CHEER TO PRISONERS

As you are filling out your holiday cards this winter, please remember the men and women who will spend the holiday season behind bars. Opening a holiday card and receiving greetings and words of encouragement from you could really mean a lot to someone who has to spend the holidays away from his or her family….read more

Darby Tillis, Exonerated Death Row Survivor from Illinois Dies at 71

Darby Tillis, a death-row survivor who spent more than nine years incarcerated in Illinois, including four years on death-row, passed away at the age of seventy one. Darby was living in an old limousine in the streets of Chicago. Severely wounded by his experience on death-row, he traveled around the country telling the story of…read more

Rick Perry Could Reach 250 Executions by End of 2012

250 executions under one Governor. It is an almost unbelievable number, but it could happen by the end of 2012. As of today, 243 people have been executed since Texas Governor Rick Perry took office in 2000. More people have been executed under Perry than under any other governor in U.S. history. One of the…read more

Execution Watch: Anthony Bartee

Anthony Bartee By Execution Watch HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Texas plans to put to death Anthony Bartee Wednesday at 6 p.m. despite lingering questions about tests of crime-scene evidence.  Unless Bartee receives a stay, Execution Watch will broadcast live coverage and commentary designed to show the reality, versus the rhetoric, of the Texas death penalty. Tune…read more

Execution Watch: Beunka Adams

Beunka Adams’ case has been on a roller coaster over the past few days, with a stay of execution issued Monday, the stay lifted Wednesday, and the U.S. Supreme Court expected to rule Thursday on whether his execution will take place as scheduled that evening. If the execution is carried out, we will do a…read more

Bob Ray Sanders: Time to end death penalty in Texas

That’s the title of Bob Ray Sander’s column at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Two events last week — one in the Connecticut Senate chamber, the other in a Dallas courtroom — helped once again to focus attention on two of the nation’s most glaring flaws: wrongful convictions and capital punishment. In Dallas, three more men…read more

Execution Watch: Jesse Hernandez, Wednesday

Jesse Hernandez The state that carries out more executions than any other plans to put to death Jessie Hernandez Wednesday. The state killing will be covered live on Execution Watch, KPFT FM 90.1 Houston. Unless a stay is issued, the show will broadcast from 6 to 7 p.m., Central Time, streaming at: www.executionwatch.org > Listen….read more

EXECUTION WATCH: KEITH THURMOND MARCH 7

Keith Thurmond By Execution WatchKPFT FM 90.1 Houston HUNTSVILLE, Texas — The busiest death chamber in the industrialized West is preparing to put the 480th notch in its belt since the U.S. Supreme Court reopened the gates to the death penalty in 1976. Keith Thurmond’s attorney missed a filing deadline, causing Thurmond to lose his…read more

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