The conservative approach to criminal justice:
fighting crime, supporting victims, and protecting taxpayers.


Oklahoma’s Budget Crisis

| December 4, 2017

Oklahoma continues sliding deeper into its budget crisis as the Department of Corrections Director is now requesting an additional one billion dollars to accommodate the state’s growing inmate population. The total DOC budget request is 1.53 billion dollars for fiscal year 2019 which begins July 1st. Oklahoma state government is facing a severe crisis as the budget passed during the regular 2017 legislative session was ruled unconstitutional and the Governor vetoed the budget passed in special session. G...

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Right on Crime in Oklahoma

| October 25, 2017

Oklahoma lawmakers gathered for a hearing on the interim study on criminal justice reform at the state capitol, Tuesday, October 24th. The Chairman of the study, Rep. Terry O’Donnell (R-Tulsa), invited former Texas Rep. Jerry Madden and Right on Crime’s Policy Director Marc Levin to share their insight and success stories with members of the Judiciary - Criminal Justice & Corrections committee. Chairman O’Donnell commended Right On Crime for being instrumental in helping provide expert testimony ...

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Conservative Leaders Support Right on Crime

Find out why conservative leaders like Newt Gingrich, Ed Meese, Grover Norquist, Rick Perry, Jeb Bush, Ralph Reed, Ken Cuccinelli, and many others have signed the Right on Crime Statement of Principles.

What Conservatives Are Saying About Criminal Justice Reform & Right on Crime

Learn why criminal justice reform is on the minds of prominent conservatives, elected officials and potential presidential candidates.


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.