criminal justice reform

Trump Celebrates Prison Reform Victory over Clinton-Era Crime Laws

“The law rolls back provisions of the 1994 Clinton crime law that was so devastating to some many and that disproportionately impacted the African American community,” Trump said in a celebration speech at the White House. “Nobody believes how much, and now they understand it.”

The worn bars in the cell block are seen at Alcatraz Island, a 22-acre rocky outcrop situated 1.5 miles offshore in San Francisco Bay, August 11, 2011. Seventy-seven years ago on August 11, 1934, a group of federal prisoners classified as "most dangerous" arrived at the new high-security penitentiary designed …

Rand Paul: Criminal Justice Reform Bill May Get 80 Votes of Support

During Sunday’s “The Cats Roundtable” on New York AM 970 radio, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the criminal justice reform bill, which he co-sponsors, predicting the bill would get 80 votes of support. Paul told host John Catsimatidis that it

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., answers questions about the approaching confirmation vote for Mike Pompeo to become the next secretary of state during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Ann Coulter — Jared: The Birdbrain of Alcatraz

In the systematic dismantling of common sense in America, Jared Kushner’s “sentencing reform” bill is the coup de grace — a Mack Truck hurtling down the highway about to take out thousands of Americans. The Idiot Army is already in place to fight and win this battle.

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Kim Kardashian Meeting with Donald Trump to Push Criminal Justice Reform

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality television star Kim Kardashian West, who successfully pushed President Donald Trump to grant a pardon for a drug offender earlier this year, returned to the White House on Wednesday for a meeting with senior aides as part of the administration’s efforts on criminal justice reform.

Donald Trump and Kim Kardashian in the White House. Both are behind the Oval Office's Resolute Desk.

Hayward: Progressives See Opportunity in Opioid Disaster

It would be excessive to call the opioid crisis an orchestrated conspiracy, but it certainly does have aspects of a manufactured crisis: a problem created by politicians and then exploited by them to advance various agendas. Loose borders created the problem by allowing a tidal wave of deadly street drugs into the United States. Politicians are using the resulting crisis to attack the pharmaceutical industry and the criminal justice system. We could end up releasing an enormous number of criminals from prison because the drug epidemic put too many people in jail.

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Proposition 47 Wins ‘Golden Fleece Award’ for Failure

Proposition 47, the criminal justice reform initiative passed by California voters in 2014, has won the Independent Institute’s “Golden Fleece Award,” for a “state or local agency or government initiative that swindles taxpayers or breaks the public trust.”

San Antonio Police Crime Scene. (AP File Photo: Eric Gay)