Urge Your State Legislators to Support SB21-062
Senate Bill 21-062 is an important next step in reversing mass incarceration, over-policing, and racial disparities in the criminal legal system. It focuses on safely reducing the number of people arrested and held pretrial in Colorado jails by reserving jail beds for people who pose a threat to others, rather than people who happen to be experiencing poverty.
This important legislation is facing opposition from some who are deliberately spreading misinformation in an effort to ensure that the status quo remains. Know the facts about SB21-62.
The status quo has only led to overcrowded jails and prisons, and the needless deaths of Michael Marshall, Marvin Booker, and countless others. As Mr. Marshall’s niece Natalia told us recently: "The status quo is literally killing us." We can safely reduce our jail populations while protecting public safety, and that is exactly what SB21-62 does. To ensure this bill passes, we urgently need you to contact your representatives now to pass SB21-062 and protect the public, reduce jail populations, and keep families together.
Your State Senator
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