First Step Act: One Year Later

Right on Crime | December 21, 2019
President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20050 Dear Mr. President: On the one-year anniversary of the signing of the First Step Act,…

Justice demands passage of First Step bill to rehabilitate lives

Right on Crime | October 22, 2018
This article by Right on Crime signatory Rebecca Hagelin originally appeared in Washington Times October 21, 2018. For only a few hours each month, she gets to be a…

Conservatives Encourage President Trump to Press Forward on Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | October 18, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2018 Washington, DC — Today prominent conservative leaders delivered a letter to President Trump encouraging continued action toward passage of the Formerly Incarcerated Re-enter…

Conservatives send letter to President Trump in support of First Step Act and modest sentencing reforms

Right on Crime | October 18, 2018
Download the letter here. Dear Mr. President, As conservatives who have been actively involved in important criminal justice reform policies for many years, we applaud you for your leadership…

Act on House justice reform bill

Right on Crime | August 20, 2018
This article former U.S. Senator and Right on Crime signatory Jim DeMint originally appeared in Quad-City Times August 19, 2018. Since the resignation of Justice Anthony Kennedy from the…

FIRST STEP Act is smart legislation — perfect for prison reform

Right on Crime | August 13, 2018
This article by Tim Head, executive director of the Faith & Freedom Coalition and a signatory to the Right on Crime Statement of Principles, originally appeared in The Hill…

Texas Senators should follow lead of state’s criminal justice successes

Right on Crime | July 6, 2018
This article by Right on Crime signatories, former Texas State Rep. Jerry Madden and Deason Capital Services President Doug Deason, originally appeared in the Houston Chronicle July 6th, 2018.…

A rare chance for Congress to bring real reform and make our communities safer

Right on Crime | June 20, 2018
This article by Ken Cuccinelli, former Virginia Attorney General and signatory to Right on Crime’s statement of principles, originally appeared in Fox News June 20th, 2018. The desire for…

Right on Crime Statement on Judiciary Committee Passage of First Step Act

Right on Crime | May 9, 2018
Austin, TX — The House Judiciary Committee today approved by a vote of 25-5 the Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person Act (H.R. 5682).  Sponsored by…

Lawmakers must set differences aside to help Trump with prison reform

Right on Crime | April 30, 2018
This article by Right on Crime signatory and member of the Executive Committee of the Council for National Policy Rebecca Hagelin originally appeared in The Washington Times April 29th, 2018.…

Conservatives urge House Judiciary Committee to take up prison reform legislation

Right on Crime | April 24, 2018
April 23, 2018 Dear Chairman Goodlatte and Members of the United States House Judiciary Committee: As conservatives, we firmly believe in limited, effective government.  It is paramount to ensure…

Here’s why Conservatives Should Support Criminal Justice Reform

Jerry Madden | February 6, 2018
This article by Right on Crime Senior Fellow and former Texas House Committee on Corrections Chairman, Jerry Madden, originally appeared in Fox News on February 4th, 2018.  Criminal justice reform may…
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