Take Action! Support AB 568 – Limiting the use of shackles on pregnant prisoners

We are almost to the Governor’s desk! Thank you to all of you who have already written letters of support for this bill. We still need your help as we are getting closer to improving conditions for pregnant prisoners in California! AB 568, which will ban the use of shackles on most pregnant women, will be heard in the Senate Public Safety Committee next Tuesday 6/7. We need your help to continue to show California’s support of this important bill.

You can help in 2 ways:

1) Send a letter of organizational or individual support for AB 568! Please fax your letter in by end of the business day Friday June 3rd to 916-445-4688. Contact Lisa Marie Alatorre at lisa@criticalresistance.org for sample letters.

2) Take 10 minutes to call the members of the Senate Public Safety and encourage them (especially the Republican members of the committee) to vote AYE for AB 568 on Tuesday June 7th!

SENATE   PUBLIC SAFETY
Member District Party Room Phone Fax
Anderson, Joel (Vice-Chair) 36 R 2054 916 651 4036 916 447 9008
Calderon, Ronald 30 D 5066 916 651 4030 916 327 8755
Hancock, Loni (Chair) 9 D 2082 916 651 4009 916 327 1997
Harman, Tom 35 R 5094 916 651 4035 916 445 9263
Liu, Carol 21 D 5061 916 651 4021 916 324 7543
Price, Curren 26 D 2057 916 651 4026 916 445 8899
Steinberg, Darrell 6 D 205 916 651 4006 916 323 2263