Conservatives send letter to President Trump in support of First Step Act and modest sentencing reforms
Right on Crime
October 19, 2018

“As conservatives who have been actively involved in important criminal justice reform policies for many years, we applaud you for your leadership on getting momentum for prison reform legislation. As you know, the Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person (FIRST STEP) Act, H.R. 5682, passed the U.S. House of Representatives with strong bipartisan support on May 22 but is still awaiting action in the U.S. Senate. We believe the bill, with very modest sentencing reforms added, would easily pass the U.S. Senate if it is brought to the floor for a vote.”

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