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NO HB 1587 - No new Jim Crow

HB1587 is a new bill introduced by 190th District PA State Rep Amen Brown that would initiate and increase mandatory minimum sentences for a range of violations, among other provisions of a proposed law that only a few Democrats but a large number of Republicans have endorsed.

For more details, see: whyy.org/articles/a-west-philly-dem-is-tough-on-crime-pro...

On July 8, 2021, community members and organizations including the Human Rights Coalition, Amistad Law Project and others protested outside Rep. Brown's office on Lancaster Ave, in Philadelphia to alert community members about the dangers of this legislation.

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Taken on July 8, 2021