Thanks to your support, the Pretrial Fairness Act has PASSED Legislation!
But the fight isn't over!
Explanation of the Pretrial Fairness Act
Pretrial Fairness Act in the Media
Taken directly from the Coalition to End Money Bond: The end of money bond has been a popular topic in media more than ever! Be encouraged to check out some of the news articles to learn about the impact of the Pretrial Fairness Act:
New no case bail law provides hope for those in Chicago who've been unable to pay: by Elvia Malagón, Chicago Sun-Times
Ending Cash Bond Will Help Domestic Violence Survivors: Advocates: by Maureen Foertsch McKinney, NPR Illinois
Illinois Eliminates Cash Bail for Defendants Accused of a Crime: by Zinhle Essamuah, Now This News
Innocent Until Proven Wealthy: Found in In These Times by the Editorial Board
Voice of the Reader: Changing double standard: by Ted Gianaris, The Southern Illinoisan