Criminal Justice Reform
January 12, 2017
“Though only 5 percent of the world’s population lives in the United States, it is home to 25 percent of the world’s prison population. … Not only does the current overpopulated, underfunded system hurt those incarcerated, it also digs deeper into the pockets of taxpaying Americans.”
–Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
From 1972 to 2012, the incarceration rate quadrupled in United States du...