criminal justice

The Justice Declaration: Calling the Church to Action

The Justice Declaration: Calling the Church to Action
A declaration is being released today that would have been near and dear to Chuck Colson’s heart. Stay tuned to BreakPoint.

Historic Criminal Justice Reform: Back the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act

Historic Criminal Justice Reform: Back the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act
Miracle #1: Congress is on the verge of approving a major criminal justice reform bill. Miracle #2: Republicans and Democrats are both backing it.

Liberals and Conservatives Cooperate to Pursue Criminal Justice Reform

Liberals and Conservatives Cooperate to Pursue Criminal Justice Reform
Newsflash: Conservatives and liberals are working together. Newsflash 2: They’re working together on criminal justice reform. Chuck would love this.

Americans Show Lowest Support for Death Penalty in 15 Years

Americans Show Lowest Support for Death Penalty in 15 Years
New statistics suggest that American support of capital punishment is at a 15-year low. According to the poll, 42 percent of Americans support the death penalty, while 52 percent favored life in prison without parole.

Holder's Welcome Remarks on Justice: Fixing the System

Holder's Welcome Remarks on Justice: Fixing the System
Our criminal justice system needs fixing. At best, it does a mediocre job of protecting communities most in need of protection, while at the same time, branding virtually an entire cohort of young men as outcasts and pariahs. Too often, victims' needs go unmet and the families of offenders are forgotten.

Three Generations of Eugenics: Sterilizing California Prisoners

Three Generations of Eugenics: Sterilizing California Prisoners
Improve the human race by eliminating the weak. That's a key tenet of eugenics — a philosophy that is alive and well right here in the good ol' U.S. of A.

Juvenile Justice and Jesus: We Must Do Better

Juvenile Justice and Jesus: We Must Do Better
Jesus cared passionately about prisoners. Throw in what he said about little ones and millstones, and we'd better care about juvenile offenders.
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