Quotes by Ayanna Pressley
Ayanna Soyini Pressley is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district since 2019.
One of my priorities is criminal justice reform, and there is certainly bipartisan appetite for that. I think we need to eliminate the cash bail system. We need to eliminate mandatory minimums. We need sentencing reform. I think we need parole reform as well.0
We must acknowledge that issues like systemic racism, economic inequality, and the achievement gap are the result of manmade policies.Humanity, Economy, Racism0
I would not invest in a Trump hate wall. We don't need to be protected from immigrants that are coming here seeking asylum and refuge.0
Our immigration system is fundamentally broken, and ICE's role in supporting the existing system - including separating families seeking refuge in the United States and conducting indiscriminate deportation raids in our communities - is creating an atmosphere of toxic fear and mistrust in immigrant communities.0