Author: CHRISTIAN EVANKO, Gazette staff writer

Foley Square protestors decry mass incarceration and 1994 Crime Bill
Policy Politics

Foley Square protestors decry mass incarceration and 1994 Crime Bill

State Lawmakers, advocates, and formerly incarcerated New Yorkers all gathered in protest on the 28th anniversary of the 1994 Crime Bill signed into law by former President Bill Clinton. Among those present were Assemblywoman Amanda Septimo, D-Bronx; David Weprin, D-Queens; and freshmen Assemblyman Eddie Gibbs, D-Harlem. “The legacy of the […]