Jeff Sessions isn’t making America safer. He might be making it more dangerous.
The Washington Post
June 27, 2017

“Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions stripped federal prosecutors of their traditional discretion to fit the punishment to the crime, directing them instead to seek the maximum penalty possible in all criminal cases. Last weekend in The Washington Post, Sessions defended this abrupt shift as necessary to confront the specter of rising crime, claiming ‘violent crime surged’ while ‘the federal government softened its approach to drug enforcement.’”

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