End Life Without Parole Event
LWVMA supports the Campaign to End LIfe Without Parole. Join us at Where There Is People There is Power event on Wednesday, September 20, from 12 noon – 2:00 PM at the State House. This event is sponsored by the Campaign to End Life without Parole and We Are Joint Venture in collaboration with The Harriet Tubman Project and Mass Second Look. For more information on this campaign and bill, view the recording (insert YouTube link) of our Meet the Specialist: Criminal Legal System (CLS) briefing. Legislative specialist Nancy Bettinger briefed us on how punitive criminal legal system sentences are inequitable and ineffective and how we can advocate for passage of S1045/H1821, An Act to reduce mass incarceration.