Monthly Archives: June 10, 2010

Musician Lucinda Williams' PSA on Why David Powell Should Not be Executed

Here is a link to a new David Powell PSA by the American folk and country singer and songwriter Lucinda Williams. For more information, visit Click here to send an email to Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg urging her to ask the judge to withdraw the June 15 execution date for David Powell.

George Jones Executed Today – 220th Person Executed Under Rick Perry

Updated at 7PM on June 2, 2010. Tuesday, June 2, Texas executed George Jones (TDCJ info). He had an 11th grade education. More than 80 percent of all people in Texas prisons are high school dropouts. Alba was the 459th person executed in Texas since 1982 and the 220th person since Rick Perry became governor….read more

Execution Watch: George Jones faces lethal injection Wednesday

By Elizabeth Stein Producer, Execution Watch Texas plans to execute George Jones by lethal injection Wednesday. Execution Watch will broadcast details, plus an interview with Scott Christianson, author of The Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber. RADIO SHOW PREVIEW: EXECUTION WATCH June 2, 2010, Wed., 6-7 pm Central Time Listen…read more