Did you see the recent John Oliver rant on Municipal Violations enforcement leading to a new kind of debtor’s prison? If not, you can watch it here, but prepare to be shocked and enraged.
Our local governments and court systems do not need to be balancing their budgets on the backs of community members who commit minor violations! Yes, violators need to pay their fines, but in no way should they be caught in a system of escalating payments that causes them to lose their jobs and their personal dignity.
Join other Coffee Party USA members around the country later this month at a designated date and time for an hour long “Twitter Storm” as we all share our stories and thoughts on this issue. Be sure to sign up below and be notified later of the date and time and the hashtag to use.
Let’s raise awareness…and a storm….on this issue!
Coffee Party USA