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.
Equality, liberty, and justice for all
We envision a country in which pretrial incarceration is all but eliminated, with at least 95 percent of all people in the criminal legal system released no later than 48 hours after arrest.
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.