Posts Categorized: Kinky Friedman

Gubernatorial Candidates Kinky Friedman and Hank Gilbert on Todd Willingham

Former Independent and now Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman has release a statement in response to Governor. Rick Perry’s removal of three members of the Texas Forensic Science Commission saying, “You know what you call it when an innocent person is executed? Murder.” Dear Friends: Rick Perry’s reign of incompetence continues. This time Perry is…read more

Kinky Friedman for Governor?

Kinky Friedman announced that he is running for the Democratic nomination for governor of Texas in the 2010 primary election. One of the main issues in his campaign platform is the abolition of the death penalty. In 2005, while running for the governor of Texas as an independent candidate, he was approached by a group…read more

Kinky Friedman to endorse Rick Reed

Rick Reed has received another endorsement. This time the former Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman. He is going to be on Austin’s 590 AM KLBJ at 4:10 to announce his endorsement.

Houston Chronicle: Welcome Pause

Houston Chronicle has an editorial today welcoming Harris County’s DA decision to stop executions while Supreme Court is reviewing constitutionality of Lethal Injection. In the nation’s capital of capital punishment, death will take a holiday. In an overdue decision, Harris County Assistant District Attorney Roe Wilson confirmed that her office will suspend requests for execution…read more