SB 43 expands the definition of “grave disability,” making it much easier to involuntarily commit people to locked facilities for behavioral health reasons.
AB 545 will improve in-person accessible voting for voters with disabilities. Key provisions include mandatory curbside voting, readily available magnifying glasses, and signature guides at all voting locations across the state.
Solitary confinement is one of the most severe and destructive practices used in detention facilities. The World Health Organization, United Nations, and other international bodies have recognized solitary confinement as greatly harmful and potentially fatal.
The CARE Court proposal could place Californians living with mental health disabilities and substance use disorders under involuntary court-ordered treatment.