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Inmates Don’t Vote–Inmate’s Families & Friends Do Vote

For the first time in modern presidential campaigns, presidential candidates are calling for criminal justice reform. The United States has almost 25% of the world’s inmates, despite having only 5% of the world’s population. 2.3 million inmates are imprisoned in our state, local, and federal prisons. Approximately another 4.8 million individuals are supervised by parole […]

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Maryland Votes for Freedom

As the infographs presented by PrisonPath show below, the United States, through state laws, prohibits approximately six million Americans with felony convictions from voting. If our disenfranchised were citizens of Australia, Spain, France, Ireland or Germany, they would have the freedom to vote. About 4.5 million Americans are barred from voting because they have felon […]

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The Democratic Faces of Prison Reform

President Obama , presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, have advocated prison reform. All three have recognized and called for change to a justice system that has the most inmates and prisons-jails in the world. The United States has approximately 25% of the world’s inmates and about 4500 prisons and jails. The United States […]

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Only Bernie & Hillary Challenge Status Quo: USA 2015 Gold Medal for Most Inmates

  The Democratic presidential candidates, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, have challenged the status quo–the United States mass incarceration crisis. In 2015, the United States again won the top medal for the most inmates in the world. The United States, year after year, is awarded the Gold medal for the world’s largest inmate population at […]

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