“’We’re talking about folks that haven’t been convicted of anything, so when presumed innocent until proven guilty. Yet, if you can’t afford to get out and bail yourself out you’re possibly losing your job. You’re losing, you know, your home, losing custody of your children,’ Henton, [a Cleveland-based Bail Disruptor,] said.
And now more than ever, Henton says those in jail are at risk of losing their lives.
‘We don’t want someone who is not been found guilty of anything to be locked up in jail and pretty much be given a death sentence potentially, because of COVID-19,’ he said.”