Reversing Course, ALEC Supports Reform Of Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Post Date: August 6, 2013

(ThinkProgress – Greg Newburn quoted) — The American Legislative Exchange Council was a driving force behind moves to impose tougher sentences and inflate the U.S. prison population. But on Monday, the conservative, corporate-backed group adopted model legislation that would reform draconian mandatory minimum prison sentences, according to Families Against Mandatory Minimums, which sponsored the legislation. Read more