Really smart spotlight from @vgullap today, looking at how gun control intersects with criminal justice:
While President @realDonaldTrump worked across the aisle to enact historic criminal justice reform, the violent crime rate has steadily fallen under his Administration—reversing a 2-year spike before he took office. Talk about smart on crime.
BEING BROKE IS NOT A CRIME. People shouldn’t be trapped in the criminal justice system because they aren’t able to afford their probation fines & fees. Let’s pass smart probation reform #SB14 and #HB1555 and put an end to this economic injustice in Pennsylvania. @JusticeReformAL
Fox News analyst Andrew Napolitano says Donald Trump broke the law? But if he is asking Ukraine for help in a Justice Department investigation into possible corruption, how can that be true? Get honest and smart analysis on .
Happy birthday, Christopher! What a spectacular young man you are. Wow wow wow! Loving, wise, fun, kind, smart. Loved by everyone — and I mean everyone — who meets you loves you, for your spirit, your kindness, your sense of justice, your humanity. It’s a honor to be your mama!
The fact is, marijuana laws are not applied and enforced in the same way for all people. That’s why I've signed onto ’s Marijuana Justice Act to make marijuana legal at the federal level. It’s the smart thing to do.
"Our criminal justice system isn't as smart as it should be." —President Obama
There are a surprising number of people sitting in jail each day, many of whom are unconvicted of a crime, because they cannot afford to post bail. As part of the 's Campaign for Smart Justice, take this pop quiz to learn more about the broken cash bail system.