The conservative approach to criminal justice:
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Fixing Kentucky’s Prison Overcrowding Problem

| September 14, 2017

They say the first step to fixing a problem is to recognize that there is a problem. I give a lot of credit to the leadership in Kentucky. They have not shied away from recognizing the problems in their criminal justice system and have moved to address these issues head on. From juvenile justice to prisoner re-entry, the state has adopted a number of important reforms that will improve public safety, provide opportunities for those with criminal records to better themselves, and save taxpayer dollars. With...

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Right on Crime is a national campaign to promote successful, conservative solutions on American criminal justice policy—reforming the system to ensure public safety, shrink government, and save taxpayers money. By sharing research and policy ideas and mobilizing strong conservative voices, we work to raise awareness of the growing support for effective reforms within the conservative movement. We are transforming the debate on criminal justice in America.