The United States has the largest prison population of any country in the world, and African Americans are disproportionately targeted and locked up for non-violent offenses just as likely to be committed by their white peers. It’s time to right these wrongs.
Jerry supports shutting down private prisons, banning solitary confinement and investing in restorative justice and rehabilitative programs. He advocates for greater accountability of law enforcement, including body cams and independent review boards. Jerry also supports reforming federal sentencing guidelines, ending cash bail, decriminalizing recreational marijuana use, limiting federal civil asset forfeitures, imposing a moratorium on federal executions and halting the militarization of local police forces.