‘First Step Act’ Criticized by Black Conservatives as Harmful to Minority Communities

Press Release /
Bill Undermines Mandatory Minimum Sentencing That Applies Law Equitably, Prevents Lenient Judicial Activism Washington, D.C. - Black conservative leaders are speaking out against the "First Step Act" criminal justice reform bill because of provisions in the bill that would undermine the ...
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Watch Your Step: First Step Act Could Harm Minority Communities, by Horace Cooper, Stacy Washington, and Constable Council Nedd II

National Policy Analysis #680 /
Senator Mitch McConnell is considering taking the “First Step Act” (S. 2795), a criminal justice reform bill, to the Senate floor for a vote during the lame duck session. He should not. The U.S. criminal justice system is in need ...
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Arnold Foundation Beyond the Pale With Plan on Bail

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With all of the proposals out there for reforming the American criminal justice system, National Center Senior Fellow Horace Cooper warns that the one that is focused on ending bail – supported by the radical Arnold Foundation – “would make our ...
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Arnold Foundation’s Stealthy Anti-Gun Strategy

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Wealthy left-wing activists John and Laura Arnold are “coming for your guns.” In a cautionary commentary published by InsideSources, National Center Free Enterprise Project Director Justin Danhof, Esq. warned that the couple – whom he previously called “mini-George Soroses” – is “spending a ...
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Get Your Gun, Before Laura Arnold Does

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If I told you that a liberal billionaire couple was spending a small fortune to try to muzzle the National Rifle Association and erode Second Amendment rights, you might logically guess that they were from Hollywood or New York City ...
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Voter Fraud Undermines the Votes of Black Americans, by Derrick Hollie

New Visions Commentary /
We often hear people complain that their votes don’t count, and recent election results have many questioning our voting process. Indeed, without effective safeguards, the civil rights movement’s goal of making everybody’s vote count may never be achieved. White authorities ...
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White House Seeks Traction on Criminal Justice Reform

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In a roundtable discussion earlier this week with governors, state attorneys general and members of his cabinet, President Donald Trump sought to broker a compromise for federal legislation on criminal justice reform. In particular, the President sought to gain traction for ...
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Taking Pride in Not Being a Diversity Statistic

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As schools and liberal politicians signal resistance to the Trump Administration’s decision to rescind race-conscious guidance about college and university admissions, Project 21 member Stone Washington said such preferences “should be deemed wholly biased and unethical by school administrators and ...
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Black Leaders Applaud Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court

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Washington, D.C. – Applauding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, members of the Project 21 black leadership network praise Judge Kavanaugh’s dedication to the Constitution and his impressive record of accomplishment ...
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Bitterness, Debt and Failure Among Good Black Students: Blame Preference Policies

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To foster race-neutral admissions processes at American colleges and universities, the Trump Administration rescinded “unnecessary, outdated, inconsistent with existing law or otherwise improper” guidance issued during the Obama era. Among discarded guidance is the approval of race-explicit selection criteria – including ...
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