One person can stop the execution of Rodney Reed: Sign the Petition Now!

There’s only one person who can unilaterally stop the execution of Rodney Reed: Bastrop County Prosecutor Bryan Goertz. Please sign this petition​ demanding an immediate withdrawal of the Nov 20th execution date for Rodney Reed.

Developments are happening almost daily on this case. We get to keep the pressure on! See updates on this and other urgent matters on the Death Penalty Action Facebook page.

Please call the following every day with the message “Stop Rodney Reed’s execution”:

  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott: 512–463–2000
  • Bastrop County DA Bryan Goertz: 512–581–7125
  • Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles: 512–406–5852. Send your own e-mail to the TBPP regarding Rodney Reed TDCJ #999271 to

Also, please use the below language to share the petition on social media. We are planning to deliver signatures on November 12th — please help boost the numbers:

Tell Bastrop County #Texas DA Bryan Goertz to stop the execution of #RodneyReed. Sign & share @DeathPenaltyAct petition: #RodneyReedIsInnocent #FreeRodneyReed Now! #TestTheDNA #TX #DeathPenalty

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Right now, Rodney’s bother Rodrick Reed and sister-in-law, Wana Akpan, are on a cross-country trip raising awareness about this case. YOU are invited to chip in to assist the Reed Justice Initiative as Rodrick and Wana travel the country. Click here to help right now. (The photo above is Roderick in the pulpit at Mt. Hermon Missionary Baptist Church in Columbus, Ohio, making the case for Rodney’s freedom!)

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Also — Federal executions may resume for the first time in more than 16 years starting December 9th. Learn more and take action here.

Thank you. Yours in the Struggle,

— Abe & Scott

Co-Directors, Death Penalty Action.

PS: Please chip in $5 or more — as much as possible, really — using a credit card, Paypal or you can even do it the traditional way and send send a check. We can only do this work because of YOU! The info you need is here. Please make the most of every opportunity to work for justice this week and every week!

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