Monthly Archives: July 31, 2008

Austin Chronicle: Should Have Been Anticipated

Thats title of Jordan Smith’s article in the Austin Chronicle about execution of Jeff Wood. There is also a rally planned this weekend to support Jeff Wood in San Antonio, Texas. Should Have Been Anticipated Jeffrey Wood Scheduled for execution Aug. 21: Jeffrey Wood Jeffrey Wood did not enter the Gold Star Texaco in Kerrville…read more

Hickman: Texas needs to start a dialogue on the death penalty

Austin Musician Sarah Hickman has an Op-Ed in today’s Austin-American Statesman about her opposition to the death penalty. In the early 1990s, I started correspondence with a man on death row. After a few years of writing, I went to visit him in person. What I experienced shocked me. Thinking I was going in to…read more

Media Advisory – Save Jeff Wood from the Texas Executioner

Media AdvisoryFor immediate release: July 29, 2008 Contacts: Terri Been B.S., M. Ed, Sister of Jeff Woodmystrus@hotmail.com254-371-5650 Scott Cobb, PresidentTexas Moratorium Kristin Wood, Wife of Jeff Scott SullivanJeff Wood’s Attorney210-227-6000 Rally to Save Jeff Wood From Execution to be Held in San Antonio August 2 at Noon A rally for Jeff Wood, who…read more

Thomas D. Arthur's execution stayed

Alabama Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote has stayed the execution of Thomas D. Arthur. Below you can find Bobby Ray Gilbert’s affidavit confessing to the murder.

Dallas Morning News: Gov. Perry should halt this execution

Dallas Morning News has called on Gov. Rick Perry to stop execution of José Medellín in order to protect Americans abroad. All eyes are on Gov. Rick Perry regarding the Aug. 5 execution date for José Medellín, a Mexican who confessed to the 1993 gang rape and murder of two Houston teenage girls. Although this…read more

Condoleezza Rice asks Perry to stop execution of Jose Medellin

According to Dallas Morning News, Condoleezza Rice and Attorney General Michael Mukasey has asked Gov. Rick Perry to stop execution of Jose Medellin in order to protect American’s abroad. Fourteen years and numerous judicial reviews have passed since José Medellin was sentenced to die after confessing to the brutal gang rape and murder of two…read more

Save Jeff Wood Rally

When: Saturday, August 2nd, 2008 @ 12:00 pm Where: In front of the Alamo in San Like Kenneth Foster, Jeff Wood was convicted under the Law of Parties. Jeff has an execution date of Aug. 21, for a murder he did NOT commit!!! Come & help save Jeff from the Texas executioner! You can…read more

Did Chuck Rosenthal hide evidence?

Check out the following AP article and keep the following in mind: Chuck Rosenthal is guilty of hiding evidence when he prosecuted Ronnie E. Johnson for capital murder back in 1994. Six weeks before his execution, Lonnie’s lawyer and private investigator found missing evidence contained within police reports at the Harris County District Atorney’s office…read more

What the Death Penalty Has Done To Me

By Christy ArmellAugust 30th, 2007 will forever be engraved in my mind. This is the day that the state of Texas was going to execute my friend Kenneth Foster. I remember going to bed the night before, with Kenneth’s letters right beside me thinking I may never get another letter from him. How could this…read more

Murder victims' group writes clemency letter for Jeff Wood

July 16, 2008 The Honorable Rick Perry Governor, State of Texas P.O. Box 12428 Austin, Texas 78711-2428 Ms. Rissie Owens, Chair Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles 8610 Shoal Creek Boulevard Austin, Texas 78757 Re: Jeffrey Wood, TDJC No. 999256 Dear Governor Perry and Chairwoman Owens: Our organization consists of hundreds of family members of…read more