Pennsylvania to join the Poor People's Campaign

Pennsylvania to join the Poor People's Campaign

A number of Pennsylvania activists, clergy and poor people joined at the Capitol Monday morning to announce that they are joining the Poor People's Campaign along with 30 other states.
Monday, February 5, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
The American Civil Liberties Union and Abolitionist Law Center suing Pennsylvania over solitary confinement practices in prisons

The American Civil Liberties Union and Abolitionist Law Center suing Pennsylvania over solitary confinement practices in prisons

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Abolitionist Law Center are suing Pennsylvania for placing prisoners who have life sentences in solitary confinement anywhere from 22 to 24 hours per day.


The class-action lawsuit alleges that this practice is unconstitutional violating the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments.

Monday, February 5, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: News and Views
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