Texas – The Execution State

Texas has executed seven people [to date] in 2014. There have been 27 executions [total] in American death penalty states this year.

Post-Furman Big Picture

There have been 1,386 post-Furman executions in American death penalty states since 1977. Texas has carried out a total of 515 executions since 1982.

Texas is responsible for over 37% of the nation’s post-Furman executions.

The StandDown Texas Project: “After Rare Lull, Texas Prepares to Resume Executions,” September 8, 2014

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