FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 2, 2015

CONTACT:
Media Desk, ACLU of Alabama, 334-420-1750, media@aclualabama.org

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The following can be attributed to Susan Watson, executive director of the ACLU of Alabama regarding Anthony Ray Hinton's release from death row:

“This is a perfect example of why the death penalty needs to be eradicated. It raises the question yet again: how many other people have been wrongly killed by the state?”