We Don’t Throw People Away Because They Made a Mistake

Safe and Just Nebraska, Inc., supports safe communities, and believes that the right to feel safe in their homes and persons extends to all — including those who have had a previous contact with the criminal justice system.

When Something is Both Useless and Harmful, It Should Be Abolished

Law enforcement has access to criminal background information on anybody, without the need for a fear-mongering, public-shaming website that allows people to find and harm or murder individuals on that site.

Black Lives Matter

This is a repost of a post from the blog Notes from the Handbasket / Waiting for the Second Age of Reason. Black lives matter. Absolutely. People of color are disproportionately represented at all phases of the criminal justice system: interactions with law enforcement, arrests, jail, prison, probation and parole. Recognizing that truth ought to lead usContinue reading “Black Lives Matter”