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Mass Incarceration

The Abortion to Prison Pipeline: What Overturning Roe Means for Mass Incarceration
By Common Justice Staff on July 5, 2022

Written by Alice Hamblett and Tahirih Anthony On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court overturned the 1973 decision Roe v. Wade, abolishing the constitutional right to abortion. After 50 years...

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Violence 2021

Our Statement On The Violence in Palestine
By Common Justice Staff on May 19, 2021

What is happening to Palestinians today and what has been happening to Palestinians for over a century is a wrenching example of systemic violence rooted in settler-colonialism and white...

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News Violence 2021 Racism

Our Statement On The Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict
By Common Justice Staff on April 20, 2021

The harm that took George Floyd away from his family and community cannot be repaired by our current justice system. On May 25th, 2020, the world watched in horror for nine minutes and...

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News Violence 2021 Racism

Our Statement on Violence, Mass Shootings, and Condemning Asian Hate
By Common Justice Staff on March 24, 2021

We must, and can, take action to address racism and mass violence in our country. We can no longer be astonished or surprised by the racism and violence that plagues this country, nor can...

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Violence 2021 Racism

New Administration, Same 401-Year-Old Problem.
By Common Justice Staff on February 2, 2021

Addressing white supremacist violence means dismantling the systems that permit it – police and prisons.   The history of policing in America is as riddled with violence as the birth of the...

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All Black Lives Matter
By Common Justice Staff on July 16, 2020

Our country is experiencing a reckoning that is 401 years overdue. June 19, 1865.

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