MA DECRIM People’s Justice Guarantee

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Calls To Decriminalize Sex Work In Criminal Justice Resolution

The Democratic congresswoman from Massachusetts added the sex trade proposal as part of her “People’s Justice Guarantee” package.

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) called to decriminalize sex work as part of a sweeping resolution she introduced Thursday morning aimed at revolutionizing the criminal justicesystem.  

The People’s Justice Guaranteeincludes proposals to combat mass incarceration by expanding access to restorative justice, ending the cash-bail system, implementing minimum sentences, terminating solitary confinement and ending the death penalty. The U.S. “has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all,” the resolution reads. 

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