Tony Perkins, Right on Crime signatory and President of the Family Research Council released a statement commending Governor Phil Bryant for his “leadership on sentencing reforms.”

“This reform measure turns the lens of accountability on the criminal justice system to ensure our public safety policies are anchored in proven, effective practices that improve public safety and build stronger families. We need to keep serious, violent criminals in prison while redirecting nonviolent offenders into treatment, job training, education and other programs that, along with drug courts and other innovative approaches, make it less likely they will commit future crimes.”

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