Could we really join the civilized world? Could New Mexico become the 15th U.S. state without capital punishment (like Alaska, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin; ALSO: – Dist. of Columbia)? Well, it’s up to Governor Bill Richardson now; he has until midnight of Wednesday, 18 March, to sign or veto the bill. In the past, he has supported the death penalty, but he isn’t so sure now. Please contact him and encourage him to sign the bill:
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson
State Capitol Bldg.
Santa Fe, NM 87503
The Santa Fe/New Mexican has some totally nutty, mind-boggling reader comments, in general from people who call themselves Christians. A case in point is the observation that flaming liberals are inconsistent, being “for” abortion and yet against executing criminals. Simply incredible.