New York State legislative committee defeats death penalty

Victory
April 12, 2005

New York State legislative committee defeats death penalty

AIUSA was among the activist groups working to prevent Governor Pataki and the State Senate from "fixing" a fundamentally and constitutionally flawed statute. With the vote in the Assembly Codes Committee, the death penalty has, at least for now, been eliminated in New York State. Read the statement by William F. Schulz, Executive Director of AIUSA.