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ACLU Statement on Virginia Senate Passage of Death Penalty Repeal Bill

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia State Senate passed Senate Bill 1165, a death penalty repeal bill, this afternoon. The House Committee on Courts of Justice also voted to advance the bill this morning. The bill is expected to advance quickly to a full vote in the house.

February 3, 2021