Stop Unjust Jury Convictions in Louisiana

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Louisiana is one of only two states in the nation where you can be convicted of a felony, even if some of the jurors think you're innocent. We can't allow this injustice to continue. Louisiana's non-unanimous jury rule is a harmful vestige of white supremacy that must be abolished.

Take action before one more Louisianan is convicted by this unjust system.

It's a fundamental pillar of our legal system that you can't be denied your freedom without proof that demonstrates – beyond a reasonable doubt – that you are guilty. For more than 100 years Louisiana has denied defendants that fundamental right, and with disastrous consequences. People who should have walked free are now sitting behind bars for the rest of their lives.

This is unacceptable, and you can help change it.

Add your name and tell Louisiana legislators to support a Constitutional amendment to restore the right to unanimous juries.

To Members of the Louisiana State Legislature:

Support a resolution to restore the right to unanimous juries. Right now, Louisiana is one of just two states in the nation where a person can be convicted of a felony, even if some members of the jury think they're innocent. Louisiana's non-unanimous jury rule is a vestige of white supremacy that puts innocent people behind bars. Please give voters a chance to stand up for justice and abolish this unjust rule.