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It’s unfortunate that anyone has to say this, but it’s high time that Wisconsin follow other states’ examples of successful criminal justice reform; states ahead of us in this area include not only Michigan, but also Texas and Mississippi. Read more

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Sen. Leah Vukmir’s bill, Senate Bill 54 (SB54), mandates that the Wisconsin Department of Correction (DOC) recommend revocation for anyone on DOC supervision who is merely charged with a new violent misdemeanor or any type of felony. Read more

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It’s a complicated subject, but the bottom line is that our state is incarcerating too many people for too long and for the wrong reasons. It’s expensive, damages our communities and families and doesn’t make our neighborhoods any safer. Read more

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Senate Bill 54 will not make our communities safer or stronger. We need to reduce our prison population and remove the social and economic weight of a broken criminal justice system from the backs of our children and communities. Read more

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Can Wisconsin’s political leaders muster the will to work together to reform the state’s expensive and ineffective prison system? Read more

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As Wisconsin’s prison population grows, Democrats and Republicans seem ready to consider new options to reduce the number of inmates. Read more

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U.S. judges did the right thing by stepping in to protect abused inmates at Wisconsin juvenile detention centers. Read more

Taking Liberties 6 Comments

The faith-based social justice organization WISDOM and its allies are supporting prisoners at Waupun and Fox Lake correctional institutions by attempting to donate bottled water to them following reports of unhealthy levels of lead and copp... Read more

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