Non-Violent Offender Granted Clemency by Trump Wants Change
Article from Fox News by Anna Hopkins.
Alice Johnson, who spent nearly 22 years in prison for a non-violent drug offense, has spoken out about her experience and encouraged President Trump to tackle the issue of mass incarceration in the United States.
“What do you tell your children when you are serving these long, unnecessary sentences, when you no longer pose a risk to society? Why are you wasting tax dollars? Why are you keeping families separated when the retribution, when the price has already been paid?” Johnson asked.
“I won’t stop fighting for all the people who have been left behind – not only the women but the men also,” she continued.
“These laws must change.”
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