RELIGIOUS GROUPS IN WISCONSIN ARE CALLING FOR CHANGE
IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
ELIGIBLE INMATES HAS NEARLY DRIED UP...
NEWS THREE'S JESSICA ARP WAS AT THE KICKOFF OF THEIR
THE GROUP CLAIMS THEY'VE FOUND MULTIPLE MAJOR ISSUES
WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS...
INCLUDING MORE THAN 2800 INMATES ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE...
THAT NEVER GET IT.
nats of clapping?
IN A PACKED CAPITOL ROOM.
in my opinion, the dept of corrections needs to become
the department of reflection
WISDOM" FAITH-BASED COALITION.
AND FAMILIES OF INMATES CALLED FOR "REFORM NOW
how is his release going to impose an unreasonable
risk the the public, i dont understand that at all
TANYA MC-MAHON AND JUDY COOPER BOTH HAVE PARTNERS
BUT WOULDN'T SHARE THE MEN'S NAMES FOR FEAR OF RETALIATION
BY THE D-O-C.
THE WOMEN BOTH TOLD THE CROWD GATHERED THAT DESPITE
BEING ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE AFTER MORE THAN A QUARTER
OF THEIR SENTENCE BEING SERVED...
THEY ARE REPEATEDLY DENIED...
many of them such as my loved one have seen the parole
board 10 or 11 times only to be told something different
each and every time that they are seen :44 yet we
continue to hope and fight for whati s right
THE WISDOM GROUP SAYS THEY'LL ROLL OUT FOUR AREAS
OF CONCERN OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS...
INCLUDING COMPASSIONATE RELEASE AND THE USE OF SOLITARY
AS WELL AS PAROLE.
IN HOPES IT WILL FORCE CHANGE TO THE SYSTEM.
we have great compassion for victims they need our
care and cnocern ;12 but the families of people in
prison also suffer and they need our care and concern
;19 and what we're asking for today is fairness :23