Take Action: Ask Congress to Abolish Federal Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Nonviolent Offenders

Extreme sentencing laws have pushed the number of people in American jails and prisons to over 2.3 million — with more than half imprisoned for nonviolent crimes. These unnecessarily long sentences have led to bloated, overcrowded prisons and wasted billions of taxpayer dollars that could be better invested in our communities. Right now, we have […]