The Virginia Alliance for the Severe Mental Illness Exclusion (VASMIE) is a coalition of organizations that seeks a legal exclusion which protects those with SMI who don’t fit the very narrow insanity defense, but have major mental impairments that make them undeserving of the death penalty.
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VASMIE has designed a fact sheet to help explain SMI Legislation