President Obama Grants Clemency to 61 Individuals in Federal Prison for Drug Offenses

Clemencies Come As Advocates Push Mitch McConnell on Sentencing Reform; Drug Policy Alliance: The President is Acting; Congress Must Step Up Too
Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--March 30, 2016.  Today, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 61 people incarcerated in federal prison for drug offenses. This follows the commutation of 95 people in December, 2015, 45 people in July of that year, 22 people in March 2015, and 8 people in December of 2014. All of those who received commutations today were serving time . . .

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