House Democrats want to end prisons: ‘a world we all deserve’

FIRST ON FOX: The midterm elections have come and gone and the democrats lost Controlled the House of Representatives, but gained some new members with far-left policy positions.

While Republicans fell short of expectations in November, Democrats still lost control The lower house of CongressGOP-driven camera setup with a razor-thin margin.

Among the freshmen are two Democrats who support prison abolition.


Rep. Summer Lee of Pennsylvania, endorsed by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, will head to Congress in January.
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In Washington, longtime Democratic Rep. Mike Doyle’s district is run by progressive Democrats Summer Lee, D-Pa.

Lee is a Democratic socialist, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., whose political path is to far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.

He openly supported several socialist policies, including wealth redistribution, as well as controversial progressive policies such as prison abolition.

Ocasio-Cortez and the progressive wing

Ocasio-Cortez and the progressive wing
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“Instead of saying ‘thank you’ to black women, black voters, and especially black organizers…give us the investments we need and deserve, redistribute wealth, end police brutality, end the carceral state.” ‘q commit to building black-led political power and reparations,’ Lee wrote in November 2020.

Florida has a young, progressive congressman in 2020 in Rep. Maxwell Frost, who has endorsed an anti-police, anti-prison lobby.

Frost’s endorsement of “Dream Defenders” includes a call to “prison” [and] Police Free Society.” He also endorsed other far-left groups, including the radical environmental group Sunchish Movement.

Frost has been endorsed by Sanders and Warren, as well as several other progressive groups and lawmakers.

Democrats have seen gains in progressive and socialist membership as the party continues to shift to the left, even in conservative states.

Texas will see progressive Democrat heads to Washington for next Congress, Rep.-elect Greg Kasar — ​​a self-described democratic socialist endorsed by the “squad” leader himself — seats to represent parts of Austin and San Antonio took

Progressive advances will serve Ocasio-Cortez and her fellow Squad members well because it will help them get their priorities straight before the party.

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