Saturday 19 January 2019

ICDP Commissioner Bill Richardson visits the US state of Delaware to support efforts to repeal the death penalty

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On 27 March Commissioner Bill Richardson visited the US State of Delaware to lend his and ICDP’s support to the efforts to repeal the death penalty in Delaware. He was accompanied by the ICDP Secretary- General Asunta Vivo Cavaller.

As part of his visit, Commissioner Bill Richardson met with Governor Jack Markell. Following this meeting, Commissioner Richardson addressed a press conference. He also had various meetings with Delaware state legislators and was provided with the opportunity to address a formal session on the state Senate.

Please read our statement.

Please read the statement of Former Governor Bill Richardson delivered during the press conference.

Please read the Letter to the Editor “Delaware’s leader lauded for anti-death penalty support”.

For further information, please go to:
http://www.aclu-de.org/de-repeal/delaware-death-penalty-repeal-project
http://www.delawareonline.com/story/firststatepolitics/2014/03/25/bill-richardson-delaware-death-penalty-repeal/6871239
http://www.doverpost.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329696/10054/NEWS
http://delaware.newszap.com/centraldelaware/130789-70/ex-nm-gov-richardson-pushes-death-penalty-repeal-in-del

Video
http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/local/2014/03/27/ex-nm-governor-lobbies-del-house/6981669/

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