Abolish Mandatory Minimum Sentences in Virginia

Abolish Mandatory Minimum Sentences in Virginia

The 2021 Virginia General Assembly is debating whether to abolish mandatory minimum sentences for certain crimes committed in Virginia. The legislature should do so immediately. The State Crime Commission has recently recommended such action when it voted 9-2 on...
Ending Virginia’s Death Penalty

Ending Virginia’s Death Penalty

Virginia has executed more prisoners, except Texas, than any other state in the country. But now things are changing with a democratically–controlled legislature in Richmond, for the first time in a generation in Virginia. A bill currently sponsored by Senator Scott...