Category: Legal Reform

Justices Seem Willing to Banish Anti-Religious Bigotry

Justices Seem Willing to Banish Anti-Religious Bigotry

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Assessing possible outcomes of a major school choice case before the U.S. Supreme Court, Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper said on “Fox and Friends”: I believe the Supreme Court is very, very likely to say to Montana – and to the ...
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Black Activists Push for School Choice at Supreme Court

Black Activists Push for School Choice at Supreme Court

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Project 21 Decries Blaine Amendments as Bigoted for Denying Families Best Educational Options Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today about whether parents should be empowered with the ability to use government-assisted scholarships to enroll their ...
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Illinois Pension Reform Preferable to Bailout

Illinois Pension Reform Preferable to Bailout

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Public employee pension obligations are putting Illinois in a state of economic peril. The National Center’s Scott Shepard says reform is vital, and that critics who claim reform of the pension system would violate constitutional protections don’t understand the severity ...
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McCabe’s 25th Amendment Tales Stoke Deep State Concerns

McCabe’s 25th Amendment Tales Stoke Deep State Concerns

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Peddling his new book and his vitriol against President Donald Trump, former (and fired) FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe recently ignited a media firestorm with stories about alleged discussions among mid-level government bureaucrats regarding invoking the 25th Amendment to remove the President ...
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Sharpton’s “Sheer Stupidity” on Criminal Justice Reform

Sharpton’s “Sheer Stupidity” on Criminal Justice Reform

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Al Sharpton wants to deny rapper Travis Scott a high-profile appearance at the Super Bowl LIII halftime show next month. Sharpton claims Scott is “violating” the cause of Colin Kaepernick and criminal justice reformers. Project 21 member Adrian Norman, in a recent ...
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Taking a Knee on Criminal Justice Reform, by Adrian Norman

Taking a Knee on Criminal Justice Reform, by Adrian Norman

New Visions Commentary /
The Rev. Al Sharpton was recently back in the news, making statements on a TMZ video blasting rapper Travis Scott for accepting an invitation to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show. Sharpton equated Scott’s performance as a slap in ...
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Watch Your Step on "First Step Act," by Constable Council Nedd II

Watch Your Step on “First Step Act,” by Constable Council Nedd II

New Visions Commentary /
Our criminal justice system may need reform, but the “First Step Act” that’s now headed for the President’s desk poses a significant risk to public safety – particularly for the most vulnerable members of our communities. For aspiring criminals, mandatory ...
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'First Step Act' Criticized by Black Conservatives as Harmful to Minority Communities

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

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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

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

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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