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North Carolina Jails People for Being Poor. The Practice Has to End.

Today in North Carolina, judges send at least hundreds and likely thousands of people to jail every year because they cannot afford to pay off the fines and fees that people are ordered to pay when they are convicted of any offense, even as minor as a speeding ticket.

April 19, 2019

A Major Victory for Reproductive Freedom in North Carolina

Thanks to you, we were able to defeat North Carolina’s dangerous and unconstitutional abortion ban in court. We challenged this restriction because we know that important medical decisions throughout different points of a woman’s pregnancy must be left to the woman and her doctor — not politicians.

March 29, 2019
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