Texas Activists Say They Will Bail People Out Of Jail To Protect Them

By: Taro Chellaram /Covid-19/Apr 23, 2020

Texas Activists Say They Will Bail People Out Of Jail To Protect Them

Local community activists said they would begin bailing defendants out of some of Texas’ largest county jails to protect them from the spread of the new coronavirus.

The Texas Organizing Project announced it would focus on bailing out people with low bonds in Harris County, Dallas County, Bexar County, and Fort Bend County.

On Tuesday Harris County officials also announced plans to test scores of quarantined Harris County Jail inmates to prevent an outbreak like the hot spot that has swept through the nation’s third largest lockup in Chicago. 

 

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