"It's rigged. It's fixed. I think this is a huge risk for New York to take," said Donna Lieberman, director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, which opposes a convention but is not part of a coalition. "There's a mechanism to amend the constitution inch by inch through the legislative process. That's how it should be done."
"No child deserves to have his life upended or be ripped away from family based on flimsy allegations," NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman said. "Children who in many cases came to America to flee gang violence are being disappeared to face deportation without adequate protections or investigation."