AOC then concluded her remarks by suggesting that the existence of violent individuals does not diminish her case for abolishing prisons in America.
Lastly, people tend to say “what do you do with all the violent people?” as a defense for incarcerating millions.
Our lawmaking process means we come to solutions together, &either way we should work to an end where our prison system is dramatically smaller than it is today.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) October 7, 2019
Will the United States Abolish Prisons?
At this point, the likelihood of America abolishing prisons is virtually zero.
Already, Ocasio-Cortez is facing censure for the tweets seen above. The notion of completely abolishing prisons in America is viewed as radical by many individuals in this country.