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Dads Behind Bars Hold Their Kids for the 1st Time

Scottie Barns’ dad was a convicted drug dealer, and she’s never even been told “I love you” from him. He spent most of his life locked up, so Scottie knows the deep-rooted pain associated with growing up without a father.

Debunking the lies about the First Step Act

Originally Published by: The New York Post Written By: John Koufos President Trump has courageously thrown his weight behind a reform bill that will dramatically improve how we rehabilitate criminals and help keep them out of overcrowded prisons. Joining him

Tillis Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

Originally Published: U.S. Senate Written by: Sen.Thom Tillis WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) co-sponsored the First Step Act, bipartisan legislation to reform America’s criminal justice system. The First Step Act combines prison reform proposals that overwhelmingly

Local View: Prison reform bill needs passage

Originally Published: Lincoln Journal Star Written by: Robert Milligan & Heather Rice-Minus President Donald Trump, flanked by law enforcement officials and faith leaders, recently urged lawmakers to pass a criminal justice bill that would reform the federal prison system. “It’s

FIRST STEP deserves priority in the Senate’s lame duck session

Originally Published: Washington Examiner Written by: Craig DeRoche Do you feel safe walking down the street at night? Do you let your kids play in the front yard? These are the everyday, quality-of-life questions that, no matter how polarized our

Midlands Voices: Senate Must Pass First Step Act

Originally Published by: Omaha World-Herald Written by: Shon Hopwood & Dawinder S. Sidhu By every measure, the federal prison system is in crisis. Since 1980, the federal prison population has surged over 600 percent. Spending on federal prisons has ballooned