This week, members of Prison Fellowship met with White House leaders and others to discuss prison reform, which continues to gain support from the White House.
Evangelical Christian leaders are spearheading a campaign for criminal justice reform, calling for equitable punishment, alternatives to incarceration and a different take on the “tough on crime” language of the Trump administration.
NFL players speak out for justice, and other incarceration and criminal justice news from this week for you to catch up on.
In an opinion piece for The Hill, Craig DeRoche, senior vice president of advocacy and public policy at Prison Fellowship®, stated three specific ways President Trump could succeed in his promises to not just remove threats to law and order but to also bring "healing and hope" to those Americans hurt by crime.
In the past, Sessions expressed skepticism of justice reform. He opposed bipartisan support for expanding rehabilitative programs in federal prison.