The Values Act would codify and strengthen the separation between local law enforcement and federal immigration enforcement and lay the groundwork for similar protections for people who interact with other state and local agencies, such as those providing social services.
New Jersey lawmakers must take immediate action to expand access to abortion in our state by passing the Reproductive Equity Act (REA).
A strong version of the NJ Voting Rights Act would protect voters of color and strengthen our democracy by reducing barriers to voting; increasing language access and assistance; prohibiting deceptive practices at the polls; and ensuring that communities of color will have their ballots counted.
S375/A1006 will amend the New Jersey Civil Rights Act so that qualified immunity is no longer a defense for law enforcement.
A1515 is a bill to give communities throughout the state the authority to put in place strong community boards to review the policies, practices, and actions of local police departments and officers.
Bills before the Legislature in 2022 can make progress to curb excessive police power, hold law enforcement accountable, and place power with communities, especially communities of color that bear the brunt of law enforcement.