AOC Doesn’t Want Prisons to Exist in America Anymore…


Prisons in this country help contain individuals who have proven themselves to be dangerous and unfit to exist in civil society. However, Ocasio-Cortez has a very different outlook on prisons. The congresswoman maintains that no human being should be in a cage; furthermore, she claimed that America incarcerates too many individuals.

Her series of tweets first started with anecedotal evidence of a woman who spent time behind bars:

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The congresswoman then proceeded to censure Republicans and claim that the notion of “prison abolition” is “breaking brains.”

Ocasio-Cortez also cited bail as a reason why prisons should face abolition. According to the congresswoman, some Americans are jailed simply for being poor. In actuality, some Americans can afford to pay bail money while others cannot.

Nevertheless, her statements read as follows: