Governor Richard Codey announced his support for legislation that would
impose a two year moratorium while the capital punishment system is
In another development, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected death row
inmate John Martini's request for appeal. Meanwhile, as you know,
moratorium on NJ executions that was imposed by the Appellate Court as
a result of NJADP's legal challenge to the state's regulations on
lethal injection is still in place. The NJ Department of
published new draft regulations in an attempt to lift the moratorium
and public hearings on those draft regulations will be held sometime
There has never been a more critical moment to make your voice
heard. Here is what to do:
Contact: Governor Richard Codey
Tell Him: "I support your call for a moratorium on executions and study
of New Jersey's capital punishment system. Thank you for your
leadership on this important issue."
Reach him at: PO Box 001, Trenton, NJ 08625 * 609-292-6000. Or send an
email through his web site at http://www.state.nj.us/governor/govmail.html
Contact: Your State legislators.
Tell Them: "Please cosponsor and support the death penalty study bill,
with a moratorium provision."
Reach them at: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/districts/municipalities.asp
or reply to this info for your legislator's information.
Please let us know if you receive any feedback from the Governor or
your legislators. As always, thank you for your support. We
be at this moment without you.