Submitted by Shari on Sun, 01/01/2006 - 17:38.
North Carolina and California both instituted studies of their state death penalties.
New Mexico’s House of Representatives voted to abolish the death penalty. Unfortunately, the bill lost by one vote in the Senate committee.
Connecticut’s Judiciary Committee voted to abolish the death penalty. (The bill died on the House floor.)
Moratorium bills passed out of committee in Alabama, Texas, and North Carolina.
EJUSA provided advising, staffing, grassroots mobilization, and/or other support to these campaigns throughout the year.