Democratic Lawmakers, Say It's Time To End Solitary Confinement!

August 2, 2023
The Root

...Over 150 organizations, including the Federal Anti-Solitary Taskforce, the American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Constitutional Rights, #HALTsolitary Campaign, National Alliance on Mental Illness, and the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, have signed on to support the legislation.

“As someone who has personally endured the torment of solitary confinement, I can attest to the devastating toll it takes on one’s mental and emotional well-being,” said Johnny Perez, Director of U.S. Prisons Program, National Religious Campaign Against Torture. “The End Solitary Confinement Act is a beacon of hope for those incarcerated in federal facilities nationwide, offering a chance for reform and redemption within our criminal justice system.” ...

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August 2, 2023