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Race and mass incarceration

By Joshua Russell There are a plethora of injustices that need to be reformed in the U.S. criminal justice system. From harsh mandatory minimums to the many restrictions that are placed on people after their return from prison, reforms are desperately needed at every level. But it would be foolish and dangerous to undertake these…

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Support Syrian and Iraqi refugees

Call your senators today: Support Syrian and Iraqi refugees Oppose efforts to halt the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees. Background: On November 19, the House passed the “American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act,” that would essentially halt the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees. Now, the Senate is scheduled to take up the…

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Bring Pastor Max home

Actions: Sign a petition to urge Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to bring Max Villatoro home to his family. Make a call this week to Secretary Johnson’s office at (202) 282-8203. Background: Six months ago, it was with heavy hearts that we received word that Pastor Max Villatoro, a beloved father, husband, pastor,…

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