end mandatory minimum sentencing

Rand Paul Slams GOP on Minorities, Voting

Katie Gluek, Politico

Sen. Rand Paul blasted his own party for making it tougher for minorities to vote. Paul has long argued that drug laws disproportionately affect minorities and has also championed restoring voting rights for some non-violent felons. 

Conservatives Increasingly, Properly Concerned About Death Penalty

Deacon Keith A Fournier, Catholic Online

It is time for a National discussion of the death penalty for many reasons. Richard Viguerie is right.

Booker to Work W/ Paul on Drugs?

Heather Haddon, Wall Street Journal

Senator-elect Cory Booker (D-NJ) sees revamping drug policies as a principal issue he can champion once he takes office and he believes he can draw bipartisan support on the issue, even among those who supported his Repub. challenger.

The Wrong People Are Locked Up

Alfred S. Regnery, Breitbart

Those locked up aren't always the right people. The system has gotten so aggressive that we are jailing people for nonviolent offenses and spending too much money for questionable results.

Paul: Harsh Sentencing Hurts Blacks

Sen. Rand Paul, Washington Times

Nearly 1 million blacks can't vote due to harsh prison sentences for non-violent crimes. Rand Paul is doing everything in his power to change that.

Paul's Right on Prison Reform

Jacob Sullum, Forbes

“The injustice of mandatory minimums is impossible to ignore...I'm here to ask that we begin the end of mandatory minimum sentencing," said Rand Paul.