Abraham J. Bonowitz is an Ohio native who has helped pass death penalty repeal legislation in New Jersey, New Mexico, Illinois, Connecticut and Maryland. He has joined the OTSE team as a consultant and serves of the State Death Penalty Abolition Coordinator for Amnesty International USA. Follow him on Twitter @abrahambonowitz

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03 October 2017

Politicians reversing themselves on key policy positions is often portrayed as weakness. Governor John Kasich...

23 January 2014
I have seen images of many executions over the decades that I’ve been working to end the death penalty. One that stands out in my mind is film footage of an...
14 March 2009
Greetings From New Mexico! On Friday, March 13, 2009, the New Mexico Senate voted 24-18 to repeal the death penalty in New Mexico and replace it with a...