News from the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

TCADP Membership Meeting in Austin: June 5

tcadpTCADP is launching a new, bi-monthly membership luncheon in Austin and we want to see you there!  Please join us for the inaugural event on Wednesday, June 5th, from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at The Egg and I Restaurant, located at 2525 W. Anderson Ln., Austin TX, 78757, 512-452-3447.


TCADP staff and Lobby Corps members will discuss what happened with death penalty issues at the 83rd Texas Legislature and the implications for your local legislators; we also want to hear your ideas for future activities in Austin.

RSVP today and bring a friend!


Did you know? Texas accounts for four of the ten executions carried out nationwide to date in 2013.  The State has executed 496 people since 1982. 


MFSA friend and pastor of University UMC, Rev. John Elford, testified on behalf of HB 1703 to abolish the death penalty in Texas during the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee hearing on April 30.  Watch his testimony at


The TCADP 2013 Spring Newsletter is available online.

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