A Prison Reform Both Parties Can Agree On

reformkoch1120The list of supporters of the push to end the United State’s policy of mass incarceration almost seems to be a list of combatants until it dawns on the reader that they’re all on the same side. From the Koch brothers to George Soros and Newt Gingrich to the ACLU, prison reform is one central issue even the strongest supporters of both political parties can agree on.

Bipartisan legislation, backings of initiatives like California’s Proposition 47 by key members from both sides of the aisle, and an ever increasing discussion on the subject of prison reform are all positive indicators of potential future changes. Will lawmakers be able to come together and pass bills to curb abuses, end the war on drugs and lessen the lifelong stigma of committing a crime?

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