Obama Shortens Prison Terms For 46 Drug Offenders, Vows More Commutations

Obama Shortens Prison Terms For 46 Drug Offenders, Vows More Commutations

By Carrie Johnson

All of those whose sentences were commuted would have gotten lighter prison terms under new sentencing guidelines. The White House says the they aren’t hardened criminals and deserve a second chance.

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Via: http://www.npr.org/2015/07/14/422800596/obama-shortens-prison-terms-for-46-drug-offenders-vows-more-commutations?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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