If you or a loved one has been affected by a mandatory prison sentence, FAMM understands the anguish, frustration and helplessness you feel. In the links below we share some of the resources you can access to cope with this devastating experience, and the actions you can take to help convince lawmakers to repeal mandatory minimum sentences.
If you or your loved ones have questions or concerns, call (202) 822-6700. You can also connect with others on FAMM’s Facebook page and share your story here.
September 23, 2016
Robyn Hamilton used drugs and had “bad thinking,” in her words, and she was caught up in a drug conspiracy that netted her a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years. The judge in her trial did not want to sentence her as he was compelled. “Just so the record is clear, if the – if this… Read more »
August 18, 2016
Paul Fields is a caring father, devoted husband, and a loving son. His former employer described him as “genuinely one of the kindest individuals I know.” He is also a federal prisoner. Paul is serving a 15½-year sentence on one count of growing marijuana. Every day we advocate for smart and fair sentences that protect… Read more »