Your Senator votes for death penalty…and against innocence!!! Action needed!

New Yorkers Against the Death Penalty

Dear Abolitionists:

On Tuesday, Your New York State Senator voted for Bill S 319–a bill to reinstate the death penalty.

Not only this, but he actually also voted AGAINST an amendment intended to address New York’s shameful record of wrongful convictions by providing some rudimentary reforms.

6 men have been found innocent in New York in the past 13 months after spending, wrongfully, up to 20 years in prison. It is unconscionable that our Senators would vote down legislation that would ensure that more innocents do not have their lives destroyed by a flawed system, at the same time that they are bringing back the possibility that such innocents may be put to death.

Is your Senator reflecting your values, your beliefs about what constitutes justice, the type of world you want to see created in the future? If not, are you willing to go beyond tacitly supporting the death penalty through silence, to demand that executions are not brought back to New York?

The question is, what is the next step? Obviously, contacting your Senator and Assemblyperson, letting them know you do NOT approve of their actions is key. Get loud!!! Call them! Write them! (their contact info is below)Especially for those Senators who went above and beyond in advocating the death penalty, such as Carl Marcellino, they need to hear from you!

But beyond this, I think we need to strategize the future of our movement. During this summer, I will be working with you to create informal meetings that will bring us together, broaden our outreach, enhance our impact in our communities, and give you more resources to promote abolition. If you would like ot host one of these meetings in your neighborhood, contact me ASAP.

In unity,

NYADP organizer

1st district:

Kenneth P. LaValle
325 Middle Country Road, Suite 4
Selden, NY 11784
(631) 696-6900


John J. Flanagan
260 Middle Country Road, Suite 203
Smithtown, New York 11787
631-361-5367 FAX


Caesar Trunzo
NYS Office Building, Veterans’ Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 360-3236

Owen H.Johnson
23-24 Argyle Square
Babylon, NY 11702
(631) 669-9200

Carl L.Marcellino
250 Townsend Square
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
(516) 922-1811


Kemp Hannon
224 7th Street,
Garden City, NY 11530
516 739 1700


Craig M.Johnson,
151 Herricks Road
Suite 202
Garden City, New York 11040


Charles J.Fuschillo
30 South Ocean Avenue
Freeport, New York 11520

To identify and find out how to reach your State Senator, please visit (if you live in one of the 5 boroughs)
(elsewhere in New York State; scroll down to My Elected Officials and click on View)

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