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Arrest rates for youth almost 4x that of their grandparents

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A shocking study reveals that America’s youth are going to jail in historic numbers. Americans under the age of 26 years old today are far more likely to be arrested than older ...

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Historic prison reform could start next week

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With a new Congress coming in just a few weeks, criminal justice reform is viewed by some as now or never proposition. Last week, it appeared all but dead, but now it’s ...

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Iowa inmates sue to keep prison porn

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A band of Iowa inmates is suing “religious tyrants” for preventing them from accessing unfiltered, free porn. The lawsuit alleges the new law, which blocks access to porn in all the state’s ...

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Prison reform a result of Christians teaming up with White House

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At a dinner last year with prominent evangelical Christians in the Blue Room of the White House, Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, invited their table mates to discuss the issues most ...

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Angel Tree reaches prisoners and families at Christmas

For American children with an incarcerated parent, Christmas can be bittersweet as they are separated from their imprisoned parent – often by more than 100 miles. Prison Fellowship is working hard through ...

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Prison reform gets bi-partisan support

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A bipartisan congressional task force on Jan. 26 recommended reforms to reduce the federal prison population by 60,000 and save taxpayers more than $5 billion. The reforms also coincide with President Obama’s ...

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