Who is the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition?

Our mission is to reverse the trend of mass incarceration in Colorado. We are a coalition of nearly 7,000 individual members and over 100 faith and community organizations who have united to stop perpetual prison expansion in Colorado through policy and sentence reform.

Our chief areas of interest include drug policy reform, women in prison, racial injustice, the impact of incarceration on children and families, the problems associated with re-entry and stopping the practice of using private prisons in our state.

If you would like to be involved please go to our website and become a member.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Death Penalty Repeal? Maybe Not

A town hall meeting in Longmont on Saturday was attended by Paul Weissman-D, the sponsor of the bill to repeal the death penalty. He doesn't expect it to pass, and is already looking to reform sentencing laws next year.

Read the John Fryar article here

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