Monthly Archives: September 14, 2006

Former Texas governor Ann Richards dies

Former Texas Gov. Ann Richards, the witty and flamboyant Democrat who went from homemaker to national political celebrity, died Wednesday night at her home surrounded by her family after a battle with cancer, a family spokeswoman said. She was 73. Richards also focused on putting minority Texans on state boards and commissions. According to Austin…read more

MySpace pulls parody profile

MySpace pulls parody profile Creators say they used site to criticize pro-death penalty judge’s ‘extremist’ actions By Lewis Fallis – The Daily Texan is for hipsters, not jokesters. The popular social networking Web site recently deleted a parody profile of Sharon Keller, a pro-death penalty Texas Court of Criminal Appeals judge. Hooman Hedayati, a…read more

Death Penalty World Map

Blue: Abolished for all crimesGreen: Abolished for crimes not committed in exceptional circumstances (such as in war time)Orange: Abolished in PracticeRed: Legal

Houston Press: Killer Page, Your Honor!

The online Anti-Keller campaign goes into full swing in the following weeks as Texas media picks up on Sharon killer story. The profile has been deleted many times now, assumedly at the request of Judge Killer herself. According to a Daily Texan reporter, her office refused to comment on the myspace profile. The Austin Chronicle…read more

Some 9/11 family members opposed death sentence

Posted on Wednesday, May 03, 2006 at Abolish the Death Penlty blog. One of the common misconceptions that we in the abolition movement try to fight is that family members of murder victims invariably favor a death sentence for those who killed their loved ones. Leaving aside for the moment the fact that Moussaoui was…read more

Justice For Rodney Reed

Please sign JUSTICE FOR RODNEY REED online petition. The petitions will be turned in to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on September 13, 2006. TSADP have designed a website for Rodney Reed through our Online Mobilization Fund!

Death Penalty News

Former US governor praised for death penalty moratorium is … International Herald Tribune – France CHICAGO Former Illinois governor George Ryan, who was acclaimed by capital punishment foes for suspending executions in the state of Illinois and emptying out death row, has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years behind bars in a corruption scandal that…read more

Austin Film Society Presents: THE TRIALS OF DARRYL HUNT

WHEN: Wed Sept 13, 7 PMWHERE: Alamo Drafthouse Downtown (409 Colorado Street)COST: $6 / $4 (AFS / Student / Senior)INFO: The human being seems hard-wired for revenge. You hurt my family, friends, or me, and I will hurt you. Legal systems have been ideally constructed to move beyond “an eye for an eye” to…read more

Sharon Keller did it again!

Myspace has replaced the Sharon Keller profile at the request of Sharon Keller or her campaign with another profile. Go to TMN blog for a full report. In the meanwhile you should be able to read future Sharon Killer blogs

Austin Chronicle's article on Sharon Killer blog

The Austin Chronicle covered the Sharon Keller profile on MySpace in their September 8th issue. The profile has been deleted three times now, at the request of Judge Killer, but it is back up again. On MySpace, her profile is listed as Sharon Killer, a play on the name of Sharon Keller, the presiding judge…read more

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