DEATH PENALTY: The zeal of pro-death penalty advocates

by David Atwood Pax Christi Texas I am continually amazed how far death penalty advocates will go to perpetuate the machinery of death in Texas. This time pro-death penalty legislators in Austin are pushing a billĀ  that would shield the identity of the suppliers of the lethal drugs used to execute prisoners in Huntsville. The … Continue reading DEATH PENALTY: The zeal of pro-death penalty advocates

REFLECTION: Dominique – lessons in forgiveness

by David Atwood, Pax Christi Texas andĀ Founder of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty If I ever had a doubt about my work to abolish the death penalty, that doubt came to a crashing halt when the State of Texas executed Dominique Green, a young African-American man from Houston, on October 26, 2004. … Continue reading REFLECTION: Dominique – lessons in forgiveness