prison reform

President Biden Issues Proclamation Deeming April 'Second Chance Month'

President Biden Issues Proclamation Deeming April 'Second Chance Month'

President Joe Biden issued an official proclamation on Wednesday, deeming April 2021 as Second Chance Month, a time for providing services and support to prisoners, former prisoners and their families.

'Glory to God': Trump Pardons Non-Violent Offender Serving Life in Prison

'Glory to God': Trump Pardons Non-Violent Offender Serving Life in Prison

A first time, non-violent drug offender serving a life sentence is praising God after President Trump granted him clemency.

The First Step Act, Chuck Colson, and the Church’s Work of Restoration

The First Step Act, Chuck Colson, and the Church’s Work of Restoration

When President Trump endorsed the First Step Act, he said, “We’re all better off when former inmates can receive and re-enter society as law-abiding, productive citizens.” At last month’s Republican National Convention, Ivanka Trump called the First Step Act “the most significant criminal justice reform of our generation.”

Falsely Convicted Man Performs on America's Got Talent, Shares that Prayer and Singing Got Him Through

Falsely Convicted Man Performs on <em>America's Got Talent</em>, Shares that Prayer and Singing Got Him Through

During a performance on America's Got Talent, Archie Williams shared that prayer and music got him through the 37 years he spent in prison for a crime he didn't commit.

Kim Kardashian-West Meets with President Trump to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform

Kim Kardashian-West Meets with President Trump to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform

Kim Kardashian-West met with President Trump this week to talk about prison reform. Accompanying her, were three women whose sentences the President commuted.

3 Men Acquitted of Murder They Did Not Commit after Spending 36 Years in Prison

3 Men Acquitted of Murder They Did Not Commit after Spending 36 Years in Prison
After spending more than 30 years in prison for a murder they did not commit, three Baltimore men have been released.

Gospel-Powered Prison Reform

Gospel-Powered Prison Reform
In a rare reminder that sometimes helping people can be more important than maintaining party lines, President Trump joined with members on both sides of the aisle in Congress this week to announce that he will support a bipartisan prison reform bill.

Black Pastors Meet with President Trump to Discuss Prison Reform

Black Pastors Meet with President Trump to Discuss Prison Reform
In early August, President Donald Trump invited a group of pastors to the White House to discuss prison and criminal justice reform.

People of Faith Should Support Prison Reform Legislation

People of Faith Should Support Prison Reform Legislation
In the frenzied and partisan times we live in, there occasionally arises an issue or a cause that ought to obviously solicit the support of Democrats and Republicans as well as communities of faith across the spectrum.
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