Defending Liberty in New Mexico since 1962
There is no research to support the idea that mass incarceration makes our communities any safer. On the contrary, it is destroying families, our society, and has dire economic consequences.
I implore each one of you to care deeply about our fellow human beings, our community, and our children. Let us not lose sight of our shared humanity.
In Aftermath of Farmington Police Fatal Shooting of Innocent Man, ACLU Calls for Systemic Change in Police Use of Force
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico says the killing of Robert Dotson, 52, in April of 2023 by Farmington police – and the many other deaths at the hands of the police – demonstrate the...
Community Experts and Advocates Urge Legislators to Rethink Approach to Crime Amid Renewed Calls for Harsh Penalties
Leading experts and advocates associated with the NM SAFE coalition held a press conference today urging legislators to rethink their approach to crime ahead of the 2024 legislative session
Today, the New Mexico Supreme Court convened to hear oral arguments in the pivotal case of State of New Mexico v. Board of County Commissioners for Lea County.