The Abolition Movement is a very active group. We protest each and every execution in Huntsville, we keep in touch with the inmates on Death Row through birthday cards, Christmas cards and news letters, we speak at the Prison Board meetings, we lobby in Austin and we organize and attend many prot...

Edgar Tamayo was a Mexican national on Texas Death Row. He was executed on January 22nd, despite the fact that the State of Texas had never warned him of his consular rights. Rick Perry has said in the past that he feels the Vienna Convention does not apply to his state.

Tamayo was buried...

Ever since Texas Death Row inmates were placed in indefinite solitary confinement, we have protested this form of cruel and unusual punishment. The men are basically locked away in a box smaller than the average bathroom, with absolutely nothing to do.

Over the past year or so, solitary co...

We protest each and every execution. The execution of Suzanne Basso made us feel particularly sad because she is a delusional woman, paralyzed from the chest down. Executing her was not "justice". Gloria Rubac writes:

Thanks to the few folks who braved the bitterly cold weather to protest...

Every year, we get together to sign holiday cards for all Texas Death Row inmates.

Click here to see the photos of this year's holiday card signing event!

From: Petra de Jong Date: Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 10:11 PM Subject: Offender Jamie McCoskey, #999053 [URGENT due to execution date on Nov. 12] To: tbcj@tdcj.state.tx.us, ombudsman@tdcj.state.tx.us     Dear Sir or Madam,   Today I made a phone call to the Polunsky Unit in Livin...

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