The controversial Revictimization Relief Act


Guests: Rep. Mike Vereb, Sara Rose

In reaction to the commencement speech by convicted murderer Mumia Abu-Jamal at Vermont’s Goddard College, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has signed into law the Revictimization Relief Act. The law is intended to prevent persons convicted of a crime from engaging in activities that further the “mental anguish” of the victim. We’ll hear from the state representative who introduced the bill, MIKE VEREB of Pennsylvania’s 150th District. We’ll also be joined by SARA ROSE, a staff attorney for the ACLU of Pennsylvania who is working to repeal the law.

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