Has President Obama Gone Soft??


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Has President Barack Obama gone soft? Not quite!

In unusual attempts to fix the nation’s criminal justice system, President Barack Obama is lessoning the sentences of non-violent offenders. Reports are confirming that, in total, Obama is reducing the sentences of 46 inmates to reduce the current prison population and operating costs.

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From December 2014 to March of 2015 the Obama administration has granted clemency to 30 prisoners, by basically setting them free. There is also a legislation in the works that, if approved, will shorten mandatory minimum sentences.

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Check out the video below from our friends over at Complex put together on Barack Obama talking about race, the justice system, and more.

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