Justice Action Network’s Letter of Opposition to H.R. 6691, The Community Safety and Security Act

Syrita Bowen News, Press

On Monday, September 10, the Justice Action Network co-signed a letter of opposition delivered to members of the Senate in regards to H.R. 6691, the Community Safety and Security Act. You can read the full text of the letter below.   Dear Senator: As center-right organizations that work on criminal justice issues, we write to inform you about serious concerns we have about H.R. 6691, the Community Safety and Security Act. This legislation was approved by the House on September 7, 2018. The Community Safety and Security Act (“CSSA”) would greatly expand the definition of what is a “violent crime” under 18 U.S.C. 16. Our primary concern is that the bill would classify …