Former Sen. Jim DeMint Joins Right on Crime

Right on Crime | September 19, 2017
Austin, TX — Today Right on Crime announced the addition of a respected former Senator who is committed to conservative criminal justice reform as outlined in its Statement of…

Mark Meckler Joins Criminal Justice Reform Effort

Right on Crime | September 12, 2017
Right on Crime today announced the addition of a respected conservative activist who is committed to conservative criminal justice reform as outlined in its Statement of Principles.  The newest…

America’s Opioid Crisis Worse Than Reported, Killing More Than 47,000 In 2014

Chuck DeVore | August 8, 2017
This article by Chuck DeVore originally appeared in Forbes, August 8th, 2017. Earlier this year the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a report that suggested…

Opioid Addictions Won’t be Cured by Tough Sentences

Right on Crime | May 23, 2017
This article by Right on Crime signatories, Newt Gingrich and Pat Nolan, originally appeared in Fox News on May 22, 2017. One of the most important promises President Trump made…

South Carolina and Louisiana Make Progress on ‘Raise the Age’ Legislation

Michael Haugen | May 9, 2016
If recent legislative progress is any indication, two more states—South Carolina and Louisiana—are poised to “raise the age” at which criminal cases involving juvenile offenders could be tried in…

Right on Crime Signatories

Shannon Tracy | April 19, 2016
A crucial part of the Right on Crime initiative is our Statement of Principles on conservative criminal justice reform, signed by over 90 of the most influential figures in the…

Right on Crime Welcomes Brent Bozell As Group’s Latest Signatory to Statement of Principles

Right on Crime | April 4, 2016
Right on Crime has welcomed its latest signatory to the group, as long-time conservative commentator L. Brent Bozell, chairman of ForAmerica and founder of the Media Research Center, signed…

Alabama’s Sweeping Justice Reinvestment Act Confronts Stubborn Prison Overpopulation, Recidivism

Michael Haugen | May 8, 2015
In an effort to confront a spiraling prison population that is believed to be twice its original maximum capacity, the Alabama legislature on Thursday passed Senate Bill 67–the Justice…

Conservatives and Liberals Join Together for Criminal Justice Reforms

Pat Nolan | April 16, 2015
For many years, crime was a divisive issue, with bitter partisan battles featured in elections for decades. Now, however, the politics of crime has changed dramatically. Increasingly, left and…

Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform a Triumph of Cooperation

Right on Crime | April 9, 2015
On March 26, 2015 the Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform was held in Washington DC. The Summit was a triumph of cooperation and collaboration between groups of all…

Religion’s Fight for Criminal Justice

Right on Crime | April 1, 2015
Following the Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform, Kelly Thomas of The American Conservative spoke to Right on Crime Director of Outreach Pat Nolan about the role of the religious community…

DC Summit Shows Conservative Principles Being Preached

Right on Crime | March 27, 2015
Today the movers and shakers in criminal justice reform have met in the nation’s capitol to discuss viable options in the future. The surprising number of bipartisan supports of this…
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