Our country jailed about 1 of every 600 people until 1980.
Then, we made an error.
Today, we imprison 1 of 140.
Prisons today house mostly nonviolent offenders, a half million drug prohibition violators alone. Thousands are serving life without parole for nonviolent drug offenses.
People like Sharanda Jones…
…and Tim Tyler.
Millions of children unnecessarily lose parents.
Like Dad Weldon Angelos…
… and Mom Lori Newhouse.