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Lower incarceration rate to improve society

Originally Published: The Detroit News Written by: David Safavian America uses incarceration far too often, locking up millions of low-level, non-violent offenders for years or even decades. With the highest per-capita incarceration rate in the world, we incarcerate more of

Mississippi should continue to lead on criminal justice reform

Originally published by: Clarion Ledger Written by: Matt Schlapp & Van Jones Just hours before the federal government entered a partial shutdown in December, President Trump signed the First Step Act into law. This important criminal justice reform bill passed

Reform Groups Applaud “Florida First Step Act”

When bureaucrats undermine our laws

by Pat Nolan and David Safavian

Bipartisan Coalition Urges President Trump to Oppose Cotton-Kennedy Amendments to the FIRST STEP Act

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.