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Activists Demand Release of Aging Prisoners as Coronavirus Spreads

HeadlineMar 27, 2020

Public health experts, elected officials and advocacy groups are calling on New York Governor Cuomo to immediately grant clemency to vulnerable incarcerated people, including the sick and the elderly. This is prisoners’ rights activist Laura Whitehorn.

Laura Whitehorn: “Everyone who has any power at this moment — the governor has the most power — he could solve this issue immediately through his clemency powers. He has no limit on whom he can release from prison.”

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