American Jewish Committee (AJC) welcomed the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals decision to stay the execution of Randy Halprin. The court remanded the case to a Dallas County court to review the allegations that the judge who had sentenced Halprin to death was biased against Jews and other minorities.
Last week, more than 100Jewish attorneys in Texas, the American Jewish Committee, and the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism filed an amicus brief with the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) in support of a new trial for Randy Halprin. Halprin’s 2003 trial was tainted by the anti-Semitic bias of Dallas Judge Vickers Cunningham.
An independent body of politically influential people with international standing, supported by a diverse group of 18 governments from all world regions, working for a world free from the death penalty.
Founded in 1988, Death Penalty Focus is committed to the abolition of the death penalty through public education, grassroots organizing and political advocacy, media outreach, and domestic and international coalition building.
A truly amazing organisation, led by the family members of murder victims. They conduct public education speaking tours, and explore and promote alternatives to the death penalty...Their motto is "The answer is love and compassion for all of humanity".
One of the most remarkable voices we have in the fight against the death penalty! This lady campaigns tirelessly, and invites everyone to consider the death penalty on a much deeper level, and its consequences and effects on society.
People powered community radio, broadcasting from Houston. The station hosts The Prison Show, every Friday night from 9pm to 11pm, focusing solely on the Texas Prison System. There is also a dedicated Death Row news section every week, as well as many and varied guests. Calls from friends and family members of incarcerated loved ones, are taken from 10pm (Texas time). Call 713-526-5738 to shout out, or listen to the show via the link below...