More than 40,000 people live in state prisons where the Arizona Department of Corrections has proven itself repeatedly incapable of providing basic medical care. When a person is sent to prison, they are still part of our society. They are still our mothers, fathers, brothers, and sisters. We have a moral duty to ensure their safety in overcrowded facilities that already struggle to provide adequate health care.
During the COVID-19 crisis, Governor Doug Ducey must take immediate action to prevent the spread of the virus by allowing as many people as possible to come home to their families and communities and to ensure Prisons Director David Shinn is held accountable to take appropriate precautions inside.
Governor Doug Ducey