Two gunmen executed an ex-gang member whose prison sentence Obama commuted. The assailants targeted him at a federal halfway house.
President Obama commuted the prison sentences of 79 inmates on Tuesday, upholding his pledge to release non-violent and low-level, drug offenders, The Hill reports.
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama made history by issuing the largest number of commutations this nation has ever seen in one single day. In a move that has critics on multiple sides of the issue crying foul, Mr. Obama commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates who were incarcerated for low-level drug offenses. President Obama’s commutation […]
President Obama made history on Wednesday by issuing the largest amount of commutations the nation has ever seen in a single day. He commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates, many of whom were behind bars for low-level drug offenses. President Obama used these commutations as an avenue to directly combat lengthy minimum sentences. Some […]
Today President Barack Obama put his pen where his values are and commuted the sentences of 22 incarcerated Americans, more than doubling the number of commutations he has issued since he’s been in office—all of them for non-violent drug offenses, directly addressing the crack versus cocaine sentencing disparities that has especially devastated the African American community. […]
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