Well, the Democrats couldn’t get voting rights for incarcerated inmates, so this looks to be the next best thing. After all, every vote counts! But considering the condition of the country, the decimation of urban areas due to liberal incompetence and the massive unemployment I have a tiny feeling releasing these people is going to destroy even more lives. But that’s how the liberals like it– the more victims, the better.
A push to overhaul criminal sentencing is prompting the early release of thousands of federal drug prisoners, including some whom prosecutors once described as threats to society, according to an Associated Press review of court records.
About 6,000 inmates are due to be freed in the coming month, the result of changes made last year to guidelines that provide judges with recommended sentences for specific crimes. The Justice Department says roughly 40,000 inmates could benefit in coming years.
Many of them are small-time drug dealers targeted by an approach to drug enforcement now condemned by many as overly harsh and expensive. But an AP analysis of nearly 100 court cases also found defendants who carried semi-automatic weapons, had past convictions for robbery and other crimes, moved cocaine shipments across states, and participated in international heroin smuggling.