Bail reformers are facing backlash. Here’s what the facts say | Thursday Morning Coffee
Rising crime rates are fueling anti-reform arguments. But the data are unclear.
Bail funds help the poor get out of jail. Advocates say a Pa. House bill could shut them down
The General Assembly is also being lobbied by the bail industry's former top advocate, who is registered to work for four bail bond companies.
In Lancaster, criminal justice reform advocates say $1M bail was meant to ‘punish or deter’ protests
The groups, Lancaster Stands Up, SafeHouse Lancaster, Green Dreamz, ACLU PA, and the Lancaster NAACP, denounced what they described as a “broken criminal justice system.”