The Bold Step President Obama Could Take to Let Thousands of Federal Inmates Go Free
May 4, 2016

fusion“When President Obama announced a new initiative in 2014 to encourage nonviolent drug offenders serving long sentences to apply for clemency, administration officials said that up to 10,000 people could be released from prison. It was billed as a way for him to have a direct impact on a mass incarceration system that Obama has called ‘a source of inequity that has ripple effects on families and on communities and ultimately on our nation.’”

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