On Tuesday, the United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution declaring April 2017 as "Second Chance Month."
By Prison Fellowship
April 26, 2017Second Chance Act | Second Chance Month | Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) | Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) | Senator Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) | Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) | US Senate
In the Bible, justice is about much more than fairness or catching and punishing “bad guys.” Biblical, or restorative, justice centers focus on restoring everyone affected by wrongdoing—including the offender, the victim, and the community around them. It’s based on shalom, a Hebrew term encompassing peace, wholeness, righteousness, and harmony.
By Jim Liske
January 20, 2015Fair Sentencing Act | Justice Fellowship | Legislation | Prison Rape | Prison Rape Elimination Act | Restorative Justice | Second Chance Act | Shalom
The following post originally appeared on the Justice Fellowship blog.
There’s no way anyone is going to do this.
That depressing whisper of doubt and futility kept up its nagging as I set up the email that would go out to our national list of supporters.
By Elisabeth Boehm
September 17, 2014congress | Judiciary Committee | Second Chance Act