ACLU OF PA DROPS SUPPORT FOR HOUSE PROBATION REFORM BILL
In response to a vote today in the state House Judiciary Committee, the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania announced that it has dropped its support for legislation to reform the commonwealth’s probation system.
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