Family Perspectives

When someone is sentenced to a mandatory minimum prison term, their entire family is affected.

My Story: Alicia D.

Because of mandatory sentencing, the father of my three children is now serving 15 years in a federal facility. He has never owned a weapon or physically harmed anyone but yet he was given more time than a person who commits a murder. His case is unjust and unfair. He was low level and they… Read more »


My Story: Sonia S.

My fiance was sentenced to mandatory 5-10 years. And he was a first time offender, for a non violent crime. They didn’t care if he had never been in trouble with the law before, they didn’t take it into consideration. My kids have been affected deeply by his long sentence and even though he has… Read more »


 


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