Prison Fellowship®, the nation's largest Christian nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners, and their families, released the following statement after Congress failed to remedy existing inconsistent federal sentencing for crack and powder cocaine crimes.
Prison Fellowship® believes seeking justice calls us to champion justice that restores both for individuals and for entire systems that have been broken. That’s why we advocate for a criminal justice system that prioritizes fairness, community safety, and rehabilitation.
Criminal justice issues such as policing and sentencing have been hot topics nationally over the last couple of years. Where do American Christians stand on these issues and others?
Prison Fellowship applauds the House of Representatives for passing the bipartisan EQUAL Act, addressing the crack powder cocaine disparity in sentencing.
Prison Fellowship Issues Statements Regarding FBI Report Citing the Largest Single Year Increase in Homicide Crimes, Despite Decrease in Overall Crime Rate by 5 Percent from 2019
The “Alternatives to Incarceration Act” and the “Re-entry Success Act” are now headed to Governor Lee’s desk for signature.
Extending grace can be a powerful public witness for Evangelicals today.
Panelists named to discuss the crack vs. powder cocaine disparities during virtual reporters roundtable next Tuesday.
Prison fellowship is partnering with FAMM to discuss the crack vs. powder cocaine disparities during virtual reporters roundtable next Tuesday.
Tennessee faith leaders send joint letter to members of the general assembly In support of criminal justice reform.
Prison Fellowship leadership urges new administration to advance policies helping men and women impacted by crime and incarceration become productive returning citizens.
We believe our current method of determining pretrial detention through monetary bail can be replaced with more just, evidence-based approaches.
Prison Fellowship is joining with other faith leaders in Michigan in supporting criminal justice reform.
Half of Michigan’s jailed population—some 8,000 people—are awaiting trial. Many of them don’t need to be incarcerated. Tell lawmakers you support pretrial reform.