Prison is no place for a pandemic

by Kathy O'LearyPax Christi New Jersey I have worked within coalitions to abolish immigration detention in New Jersey for the better part of the last 12 years. The New Jersey Jails, that double as ICE detention facilities through contracts signed by Democratically controlled county governments, have long been documented as having unsanitary conditions and dangerously … Continue reading Prison is no place for a pandemic

PRISON REFORM: Pax Christi USA signs on to letter in support of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act

from the Interfaith Criminal Justice Coalition NOTE: Pax Christi USA signed onto this letter. The letter was directed to Sens. McConnell and Reid. The opening paragraphs are below with a link to the full text of the letter. Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Reid: Last week sponsors of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections … Continue reading PRISON REFORM: Pax Christi USA signs on to letter in support of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act