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Press Release: All Women Deserve to be Treated with Human Dignity; Even Those Who Are Pregnant Behind Bars

Alexandria, VA - The American Conservative Union(“ACU”)Foundation commendsthe work ofReps. Mia Love (R-UT) and Karen Bass (D-CA) forauthoring H.R. 6805, theProtecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act.

Pregnant and imprisoned: The crisis thousands of women are facing

By Kaitlin Owens and Emily Mooney Originally published in TheHill Imagine you are a white-collar offender, who has just been arrested. As you wait for your trial, in prison, you find out you’re pregnant. Plagued with the reality that there are

First Step Act will move prison reform forward

Originally published in The Tennessean By David Safavian and Dr. Russell Moore One of the clear goals of this administration has been to roll back government overreach in order to provide greater opportunities for Americans. In February, President Trump explained

Letter for CA Gov Brown Re: Dignity for Incarcerated Women

August 17, 2018 The Honorable Edmund G. Brown Jr. Governor, State of California c/o State Capitol, Suite 1173 Sacramento, CA 95814 Dear Governor Brown, The American Conservative Union Foundation works to educate Americans on a number of important issues, including

Center-Right Coalition Urges DOJ to Continue to Fund JRI 

ACU joined with several center right organizations urging the Department of Justice to continue their funding of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI), which has helped over 35 states reform their justice systems, reducing crimes, costs, and incarceration rates along the

Trump gives thumbs up to prison sentencing reform bill at pivotal meeting

Originally published in TheHill President Trump has told Republican senators that he’s open to a new proposal on prison and sentencing reform, giving new life to an issue that seemed hopelessly stalled on Capitol Hill. The compromise presented to Trump by