Declaration of Independents

This press release was just issued by the Independence Party of New York:

An unequivocal decision by State Supreme Court Judge Joseph Levine has firmly upheld that the Independence Party of New York State Committee had the right to revoke the Interim County Organizations in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx, organizations that are aligned with Dr. Lenora Fulani and Dr. Fred Newman.

Full release, after the jump.

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04/21/06 14:38

News from The Independence Party of New York

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FULANI DEALT ANOTHER MAJOR BLOW

Judge Gives Independence State Committee Control of Brooklyn, Queens
and the Bronx

BROOKLYN, NY — (04/21/2006; 1430)(EIS) — An unequivocal decision by
State Supreme Court Judge Joseph Levine has firmly upheld that the
Independence Party of New York State Committee had the right to revoke
the Interim County Organizations in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx,
organizations that are aligned with Dr. Lenora Fulani and Dr. Fred
Newman.

This decision leaves party duties, including candidate endorsements,
in these boroughs in the hands of the Independence Party State
Executive Committee.

Upon learning of this decision, Independence Party State Chair Frank
MacKay said, “The state party leadership is gratified by Judge
Levine’s decision. The decision goes to the heart of the fight we have
waged against those who choose to ally themselves with Lenora Fulani.
The politics of hate practiced by Dr. Fulani and her followers has
been dealt a severe blow by this decision and affirms the Independence
Party of New York’s position that there is no room in our party for
people who practice racism, anti-Semitism or discriminate against
anyone because of their sexual preference.”

The decision by Judge Levine affirmed that the revocation of these
organizations which took place at an Executive Committee and State
Committee meeting held on February 4, 2006, was done in the proper
manner giving these state committees the full right to revoke any
interim organization as part of the internal workings of the
Independence Party of New York.

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