prison reform

Criminal justice reform is still on the cards

Right on Crime | August 10, 2018
This article by former Maryland Governor and Right on Crime signatory Robert Ehrlich originally appeared in Washington Examiner August 9, 2018. It’s the great “purple” issue of our hyper-partisan era. The…

President Trump Approves Adding Sentencing Reform to Prison Reform Bill

Right on Crime | August 3, 2018
Austin, TX — Today, Right on Crime praised President Trump for taking his support for prison reform a step further by approving a modest amount of sentencing reform as…

Reducing the prison population is a bipartisan goal

Right on Crime | July 30, 2018
This article by Right on Crime signatory and co-founder of the Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center at Southern Methodist University Doug Deason originally appeared in Dallas Morning News July 28th 2018.…

Facing facts and correcting myths about Senate Bill 91

Marc Levin | July 17, 2018
This article by Marc Levin originally appeared in Anchorage Daily News July 16th, 2018. Passing criminal justice reform is a bit like painting a house: Sometimes, another coat or…

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.…

Watch: John Koufos shares story of paying debt to society and working to make communities safe

Katie Greer | July 6, 2018
Right on Crime’s National Director of Reentry Initiatives John Koufos shared his story of how he became dedicated to prison reform on Freedom to Flourish. Koufos was a thriving…

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…

Mitch McConnell has a chance to reduce the cycle of crime

Right on Crime | June 18, 2018
This article by Rebecca Hagelin, Right on Crime signatory and member of the Executive Committee of the Council for National Policy, originally appeared in Washington Times June 18th, 2018.…

Father’s Day in prison separates families — Let’s remember them

Right on Crime | June 18, 2018
This article by Pat Nolan, director of the Center for Criminal Justice Reform at the American Conservative Union Foundation and Right on Crime signatory, originally appeared in FOX News,…

Texas Conservative Leaders Urge Cruz and Cornyn to Support Prison Reform

Right on Crime | June 7, 2018
Austin, TX — Today, thirty prominent Texas conservative leaders sent a letter to Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn urging them to support the FIRST STEP Act, which would…

Texans Support the FIRST STEP Act

Right on Crime | June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018 Dear Senators Cornyn and Cruz: As Texans, we are getting pretty accustomed to our state leading the nation, whether it is in creating jobs, achieving energy…

America’s sheriffs should support the FIRST STEP Act

Currie Myers | June 7, 2018
This article by retired sheriff Currie Myers originally appeared in Real Clear Policy June 7th, 2018. The FIRST STEP Act (H.R. 5682) was passed by the House of Representatives…
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