In the United States – the land of the free – we hold the highest incarceration rate in the world, beating Cuba (2nd), and Rwanda (3rd). One in five of the more than 2 million Americans locked away in our prisons are nonviolent drug offenders. Learn more about this epidemic in the report “Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2016.”
Find out how our candidates plan to address this vital issue destroying our communities.
Hillary Clinton – Democratic Party
People are crying out for criminal justice reform. Families are being torn apart by excessive incarceration. Young people are being threatened and humiliated by racial profiling. Children are growing up in homes shattered by prison and poverty. They’re trying to tell us. We need to listen.
~ Hillary Clinton on Criminal Justice Reform, July 8, 2016
Learn more at http://www.hillaryclinton.com/issues/criminal-justice-reform/