Fax Your Members Of Congress And Tell Them To Pass The Martha Wright Prison Phone Justice Act

Fax Your Member of Congress and Tell Them to Pass the Martha Wright Prison Phone Justice Act

Incarcerated people and their loved ones deserve to stay connected. Period.

Prison telecom corporations like Securus, owned by Aventiv Technologies, and ViaPath Technologies (formerly GTL) charge families as much as $1 a minute for phone calls. They are extracting wealth from Black families who simply want to speak to loved ones. That is why we are calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Martha Wright Prison Phone Justice Act. This bill would require the Federal Communications Commission to put a cap on how much prisons and jails can charge incarcerated people and their families for these phone calls.

In March, The Washington Post editorial board urged Congress to pass the Martha Wright Prison Phone Justice Act, and the bill moved forward in an important Senate committee. That means this necessary prison phone justice legislation is one step closer to getting a vote on the Senate floor.

It also means we need to get as many members of the House to co-sponsor H.R. 2489, the Martha Wright Prison Phone Justice Act. With a few months left before midterm elections and so many families hurting, the time to act is NOW.

Families shouldn’t have to make a decision between being able to speak to their incarcerated loved one or paying bills. But that is the harsh reality too many families are facing.

Urge your member of Congress to pass the Martha Wright Prison Phone Justice Act and to keep families connected. You don’t need a fax machine — we’ll do all the work for you. Just enter your information and click the button below. Your member of Congress must hear from constituents like you.

By taking action, we’ll fight for these families and make sure they can stay connected.


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