GOP Senator: Fight Crime by Reducing Minimum Sentences
Washington Examiner
June 20, 2016

“A Republican senator insisted Monday that being tough on crime and reducing minimum sentencing requirements are not contradictory goals. ‘[The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2016] does not allow for anyone currently incarcerated to be automatically released … and I assure you that jail cells will not swing open and people will not get out of jail free and criminals will not be loosed onto our communities throughout the country,’ said Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on Monday at an event highlighting the federal prison reform bill he is co-sponsoring.”

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