Abe Bonowitz Quotes

Abe Bonowitz


“This ... may well put a timeout on all lethal injections across the United States and that would be huge.”

Abe Bonowitz


“Our message is that, purely as a public policy, the death penalty fails.”

Abe Bonowitz


“We are better served by throwing away the key. The victims' families . . . probably have been told, 'Wait until we kill them and then you'll feel better.' The experience we have is nothing's going to make them feel better.”

Abe Bonowitz


“This is a stunning and very welcome development that puts on hold all Florida executions and may well put a time out on all lethal injection executions in the United States.”

Abe Bonowitz


“I used to say, why don't we kill them all, I'll pull the switch myself. In trying to figure out why we don't kill them all, I realized how unfair it is.”

Abe Bonowitz


“I'm sad to see him go. I hope and pray we get the level of cooperation from the next director as we did from Crosby. When he saw a problem, he fixed it.”

Abe Bonowitz