Slavery was abolished in the United States in 1865. Then why is it still allowed in Utah as a punishment for crime? In 2019, the Utah Legislature unanimously passed a resolution to place a constitutional amendment question on the 2020 ballot to remove slavery as a punishment for crime. What does the question say, what is the background for this question and what implications does it have for Utahns? Join Action Utah for an online panel discussion to learn more and ask your questions.
• Rep. Sandra Hollins (D-Salt Lake)
• Sen. Jake Anderegg (R-District 13)
• Robert Burch (President of the Utah Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society)
• Jason Groth (Smart Justice Attorney, ACLU)
Moderated by Andrea Himoff (Executive Director of Action Utah).