Monday, Jan 20, 2020

Jan. 20, 2020 show

Jill Rauh of USCCB’s Dept. of Justice, Peace and Human Development talks about the organization’s election year initiative, “Civilize It: Dignity Beyond the Debate”. Next, state Rep. La Shawn Ford, D-Chicago, talks about House Bill 182, which would limit the use of solitary confinement in state prisons and give inmates placed in solitary confinement access to educational programs. Then, Marshan Allen, who works with Chicago-based Restore Justice Illinois on criminal justice reforms, talks about House Bill 1615, which would limit the state’s current felony-murder charge. Finally, Shana Crews, Illinois government relations director for the American Cancer Society’s Action Network, discusses the current state of vaping and flavored tobacco in Illinois.