Two LA County Supervisors call for mass release of county inmates

“depopulate and decarcerate” to end "racism"

Next Tuesday, the LA County Board of Supervisors will vote on a plan that calls for a mass release of convicted criminals from LA County jails.

Los Angeles County Supervisors Hilda Solis and Lindsey Horvath have proposed a plan to release inmates to fight fictional “systemic racism.”

Their plan calls for expanding “pathways for release and diversion” for inmates. This is supposed to “redress historical wrongs, deeply rooted in systemic racism and prejudice.”

Solis, is a former Democratic congresswoman and Secretary of Labor under President Barack Obama. Horvath is a former mayor of West Hollywood who once tried to bar President Donald Trump from the city.

The Board of Supervisors consists of five members. The other three members are Holly Mitchell, Janice Hahn, and Kathryn Ann Barger-Leibrich. They serve four-year terms. The board has been all female since 2020, however Horvath was only elected in 2022.

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