We all lose when we lock people away. We call for a transformation of our current criminal legal system, which today is used principally as an instrument of retribution — a policy contrary to our Quaker beliefs.
America needs police reform now. Find opportunities for action and educational resources.
Executing criminals does not address the roots of violence in our society. It has not been shown to effectively deter crime. It does not restore lives destroyed by acts of violence.
FCNL was proud to stand with the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights as they put forth a strong letter outlining the challenges with policing in the U.S.
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