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#FreeBlackMamas Bails Black Mothers From Jail for Mother's Day

#FreeBlackMamas Bails Black Mothers From Jail for Mother's Day

Victoria Law

In 1870, abolitionist Julia Ward Howe issued her Mother’s Day proclamation: a call for mothers across the United States to end war.

It was five years since the end of the Civil War and the passage of the 13th Amendment, which banned chattel slavery with one notable exception: involuntary servitude is allowed as punishment for a crime.

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Hats off to this group, well done.
I’m thinking this concept could be expanded, to include all low level offenders. Even without the law being changed, If this were expanded, eventually the state will tire of the game and stop the practice.

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