Interfaith Impact has been advocating such sweeping changes for many years. We have argued from an ethical perspective that the earth is not a mine to be exploited, but a garden to be tended.
Faith Leaders in New York State Signed a Letter Urging Enactment of the HALT Solitary Confinement, S1623/A2500 Bill
As faith leaders across New York State, we – the undersigned – are writing to denounce the moral crisis of solitary confinement plaguing New York State, and to respectfully urge you to immediately pass the HALT Solitary Confinement Act, S.1623/A.2500.
We thank you for again prioritizing voting reforms by beginning this year with a renewed commitment to enacting automatic voter registration legislation in 2020.
“We believe the pushback against the laws by certain district attorneys, police chiefs and sheriffs are misguided, and applaud other law enforcement officials like Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez who support these reforms.