“It’s time to end mass incarceration. This includes legalizing marijuana, sentencing reforms, and abolishing private prisons. With the addition of job training and education, these actions will reduce crime and help build healthy communities.
“We must build trust between law enforcement and the communities they are sworn to serve. As president, I’d set a national standard to use deadly force only as a last resort to ensure accountability. My criminal justice plan will ensure incarcerated individuals are treated with dignity and aren’t criminalized for poverty. This includes ending money bail and fines that criminalize poor and low-income people, and ending the federal death penalty and solitary confinement.
“And we must protect the vulnerable. As president, I will clear the nationwide rape kit backlog in my first term, ensure corporate bad actors are held accountable, and fight for victims’ rights.” —Twitter | September 9, 2019