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Good news from SCOTUS!

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court made it easier Monday for death row inmates to contest the lethal injections used across the country for executions and to get DNA evidence before judges in a pair of rulings that hinted at fresh caution on capital punishment. The decisions, both written by moderate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, ease…read more

2006 Texas Democratic Party Convention in Fort Worth

The Texas Democratic Party passed a resolution calling for the Moratorium on Executions during the 2006 TDP Convention. They also approved a platform that calls for a moratorium on executions and the establishment of a statewide Office of Public Defenders for Capital Cases. The resolution and platform was drafted by TMN’s Scott Cobb, who was…read more

Death Penalty – MistakeAn anti-capital punishment commercial showing the details of one man’s case.

2006 Anti Death Penalty Alternative Spring Break Video at the Capitol

Renny Cushing: Renny Cushing is the founder and Executive Director of Murder Victims’ Families for Human Rights. His father’s murder in … all » 1988 has shaped his work as an advocate for crime victims and as an opponent of capital punishment. Audrey Lamm: Audry is a senior at the University of Oregon. When Audrey…read more

The D.R.I.V.E. Movement: Resources for Education and Action

The D.R.I.V.E. Movement: Resources for Education and Action Prepared by the Austin Campaign to End the Death Penalty Introduction What follows is a discussion of facts and strategy associated with the horrific conditions on Texas’ death row at the Polunksy Unit in Livingston. The men warehoused at this unit, aside from being sentenced to death…read more

Funny quote from Justice For All!

“If we execute murderers and there is in fact no deterrent effect, we have killed a bunch of murderers. If we fail to execute murderers, and doing so would in fact have deterred other murders, we have allowed the killing of a bunch of innocent victims. I would much rather risk the former. This, to…read more

STARVIN' FOR JUSTICE 2006

WELCOME TO STARVIN’ FOR JUSTICE 2006 The 1st Annual Fast & Vigil to Abolish the Death Penalty at the Texas Capitol June 29th – July 2nd, 2006 For more information about the Fast and Vigil and registration go to: http://texasabolition.org/fastandvigil/

Stay of execution – Texas Young Democrats Platform

Apr. 24, 2006MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated PressHOUSTON – The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Monday halted the lethal injection of condemned inmate Derrick Frazier set for later this week to allow time to consider a new appeal. Frazier was scheduled to die Thursday evening for the June 1997 fatal shootings of Betsy Nutt, 41, and her…read more