Justice for Tondalo Hall: don’t punish victims for the abusers’ crimeYazım tarihi: 05 Ekim 2015
In a merciless decision, The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board denied Tondalo Hall a chance for clemency.1 It was her last shot, and now she won’t get to see her two children until 2030–when they’re adults.
It’s heartbreaking and another infuriating example of our justice system failing domestic violence survivors and Black women. Thank you for joining 70,000 UltraViolet members to fight for Hall’s freedom.
The Board failed to deliver justice, but we can carry on the fight in Hall’s honor and make sure this never happens again. That’s why UltraViolet members and community activists in Oklahoma are teaming up with state lawmakers to draft a bill that would do away with the unjust “failure to protect” law that put Hall in prison in the first place. State lawmakers should be ashamed that it happened in their state, and if we speak up loudly, they will know the nation is watching…
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