“We’re pleased that the Missouri Supreme Court reaffirmed that people cannot be imprisoned for being poor,” said Tony Rothert, legal director, ACLU of Missouri. “We know several counties have abused the court process for years to lock up Missourians because they could not afford their freedom.
“Senate Bill 388 pretends to ban a practice that simply does not exist. It is not about women’s health.
The ACLU of Missouri has launched an effort to educate voters about the new voting system in April’s Ferguson-Florissant School Board election.
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