Posts Categorized: Mike Farrell

The Death Penalty is Dying

By Mike Farrel As president of the board of Death Penalty Focus, an abolition organization, I find myself discussing executions a lot. Whether to kill a person who commits a violent crime is a thorny question for some, I know, so I don’t mind talking about it. Thoughtful consideration of the subject is actually a…read more

Mike Farrell Writes Letter Asking for Clemency for Jeff Wood

From: Mike Farrell August 11, 2008 Ms. Rissie Owens, ChairTexas Board of Pardons and Paroles8610 Shoal Creek Blvd.Austin, TX 78757 Dear Ms. Owens, I write in support of clemency for Jeff Wood, who is scheduled to be executed in your state in ten days. Mr. Wood’s death sentence, as I‘m sure you’re aware, was based…read more

An Evening with GRACE

June 29, 2007 6:00 pm Christ Church Cathedral 1117 Texas Avenue, Houston Tickets: $35, $60 for couples, $15 for students Dress is Casual Actor and Activist Mike Farrell (M.A.S.H.) and death row exoneree Greg Wilhoit will speak at an event benefitting the Gulf Region Advocacy Center on June 29th. For information about tickets and to…read more

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