Group Aims To Change Part Of GA Death Penalty Law

| September 16, 2013

lady justice blue skiesAn Atlanta-based group is hoping to change part of Georgia’s death penalty law, specifically the statute requiring a person to prove intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt to avoid a death sentence. To date, Georgia is the only state that requires proof at that level.

All About Developmental Disabilities is launching a month-long campaign this week that will include meetings with legislators and a large social media blitz. The organization provides support services, advocacy and training to families living with developmental disabilities.

Read more from WALB here.

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