The judicial system divides responsibilities for prosecution and incarceration between the local, state, and federal levels. Advocacy and changes at each level are critical for ending mass incarceration.
There are many reasons to end the use of the death penalty. Executing
criminals does not effectively address the roots of violence in our
society. It has not been shown to effectively deter the sorts of crimes
for which it is applied. It does not restore lives destroyed by acts of
FCNL's multi-issue advocacy connects Quaker testimonies with legislation in the U.S. Congress and the administration.
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