‘Sentencing Reform’

Sen. Jeff Sessions: ‘Sentencing Reform’ Bill Rewrite Will Release Even More Illegal Alien Drug Traffickers

by KATIE MCHUGH28 Apr 2016119

A new version of a bipartisan sentencing reform bill is worse than the original version and will release many dangerous criminals back into American streets, says Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL).

“The revised bill still shortens mandatory minimums for repeat drug traffickers, including those... Read more

America’s Drug Experiment Has Been a Disaster

America’s drug experiment has been a disaster
The Times in London
The legalization of cannabis financed by Soros and encouraged by Obama will lead to social decay, writes Melanie Phillips in the Times.
Fresh research has shown once... Read more

Pot Science: Top Marijuana Findings of 2015

by Cari Nierenberg, Live Science Contributor   |   December 29, 2015 07:35am ET
Researchers who study marijuana made a number of findings in 2015, from learning about the health effects of using the drug frequently and recreationally, to figuring out which diseases and conditions are most likely to benefit from the substance's use. The findings about marijuana that came out this year advanced the science,... Read more

Colorado Marijuana Exportation

This is a very important story and because it was done by the AP it has national reach.
The reason the black market thrives in Colorado isn't because marijuana legalization was done in an open or random way. This is the most heavily regulated industry in Colorado and I can't imagine any state doing more than has been done here. The problem...marijuana regulation... Read more

Fact Checking the Washington Post on Sentencing Reform

February 8, 2016 3:03 PM | Posted by Bill Otis | 0 Comments
The Washington Post's "fact checker" evaluated Sen. Tom Cotton's statement that the SRCA would "release thousands of violent felons."  It's analysis is here.  It concludes:
There are thousands of inmates -- 11,524, to be exact -- who would be eligible for resentencing under the Senate bill. But not all of them are convicted of a... Read more