Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) speaking at a town hall meeting at Canyon Springs High School on 1. March 2019 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Harris a, for the year 2020 democratic nomination for President.
Kamala Harris expressed his regret this week over a 2011 anti-truancy law supports, that some parents in prison, as the attorney General of the state of California.
You speak on the podcast “Pod Save America,” Sen. Harris said the law was never meant to punish parents for their child’s chronic truancy, but the student on the right path in the classroom. However, it acknowledged that it had “unintended consequences.”
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“My regret is that I have heard now the stories have, where in some countries, The parents being criminalised. And I regret that this happened,” she said, the Wednesday broadcast. It is the first time Harris has shown remorse about the law, The Los Angeles Times reported.
The law is an example of the difficult questions Harris in the face of the progressive voters concerned with reform of the prison system.
It is not the first time Harris ” Prosecutor’s past under the microscope. Earlier this month, a New York Times op-ed writer, claims Harris has fought to keep wrongful convictions as attorney General. It has also been criticized for their defense of the death penalty to say that, as the Minister of justice, only that they would call for a Federal moratorium on the death penalty, if she is elected President.
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Harris made it clear that no parents were arrested, while she was district attorney in San Francisco, and the arrests were in jurisdictions outside of her.