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Charts of the day: a friendly reminder of our criminal justice system’s racism

Tweet Earlier, I wrote about a disturbing ACLU report on non-violent offenders being sent to jail for life without parole (LWOP). Here are some handy charts which point out just how egregiously racist the application of life sentences is. Tweet
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Sentenced to die in jail for stealing a tool from a shed

Tweet 3,278 people have been condemned to die behind bars for non-violent crimes, like stealing a tool from a shed or borrowing a co-workers truck. I feel so much safer. Tweet
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Comic of the day: ACLU publishes “Stealth Attack” illustrating sneaky new abortion laws

Tweet It’s no secret that anti-choice radicals have been using disingenuous laws and misleading language to force a decline in abortion access across the country. To expose this trend, the ACLU enlisted the talented Jen Sorensen to create a comic highlighting these coordinated, decetiful national attacks on abortion rights. Check out the full comic after the jump, and if [...]
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