How far should state leaders go in reforming justice?
Boston Globe
January 16, 2017

“For more than four years, state leaders have promised to reform mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenses but have not delivered on those pledges, Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz said at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast in Boston Monday morning.

“’Perhaps it is easy, when it isn’t your life on the line, when it isn’t your child, your neighbor, your constituent, to say wait,’ Chang-Diaz said, in an apparent knock at the white men who largely run Massachusetts state government.”

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