Memorial service planned to boost opposition to restoration of death penalty in Massachusetts

Aug 22, 2013 971

To build opposition to the restoration of the death penalty in Massachusetts, the Hampden County Chapter of the Massachusetts Citizens Against the Death Penalty, in association with the Catholic Charities Agency of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, will sponsor a memorial service in Springfield in memory of the 86th anniversary of the executions of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

Ferdinando Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were Italian-born anarchists who were convicted in 1920 of murdering two men during the armed robbery of a shoe factory in South Braintree.

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