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Pardon Non-Violent Drug Offenders

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Pardon Non-Violent Drug Offenders

This bill focuses on whether or not nonviolent offenders should be pardoned. The file we currently have for this focuses on whether or not nonviolent offenders should be rehabilitated instead of punished. A lot of the evidence speaks to the importance of not pushing them and why it is bad to keep nonviolent offenders in jail. Drug criminalization increases non-drug crimes by diverting scarce police resources and hurting public trust