Monthly Archives: February 4, 2009

Register for Lobby Day Against the Death Penalty

Tuesday March 24, 2009Texas State Capitol11th and CongressAustin, Texas Fill out the form to register for Lobby Day!Every Texas legislative session since 2003, the anti-death penalty community in Texas has rallied at the Texas capitol to lobby legislators to end the death penalty. The picture above is from Lobby Day 2007. In 2009, there have…read more

Execution Watch: Live coverage of David Martinez's Execution

“Shining a Spotlight on Texas’s Badge of Shame Through Live Coverage of Executions.” EXECUTION WATCHFeb. 4, 2009, 6:00–7:00 p.m. Central TimeKPFT 90.1 FM, HD-2, HoustonINTERNET: At 6 p.m. CT go to, click on “Listen” *** If the execution is canceled, we’ll cancel the show. But only then. *** SCHEDULED FOR EXECUTION: DAVID MARTINEZ Texas…read more

SADP seeks nominations for the Youth Abolitionist of the Year Award

Students Against the Death Penalty is accepting nominations for the 2009 Youth Abolitionist of the Year Award. The Award is presented each year to a young person (or persons under the age of 25) with a deep commitment to fighting the death penalty and a proven ability to transform this commitment into effective action. The…read more