Last week, faster than you can say, “Your software needs to be updated to iOS 8.3,” Apple defended its policy of barring people with felony records from working construction on its new Cupertino campus, and then rescinded it after an outpouring of public criticism.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut praised yesterday’s passage of a groundbreaking criminal justice reform bill through the Judiciary Committee, which is a critical step to seeing this proposal come to fruition.
The ACLU of Connecticut called for concrete steps to be taken following a bombshell report that confirmed racial bias in traffic stops.
The number of African-American and Hispanic people incarcerated in Connecticut is falling, which is helping to cut the terrible racial disparities in state prisons.
Here’s a statistic for you: It’s been 31 days since the release of the White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing report, but the number of fatal police encounters is already over 100 and counting. That’s an average of more than three people killed each day in March by police in America.