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Attorney General tells prosecutors to seek death penalty in drug cases

Attorney General Tells Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty in Drug Cases

The call for greater use of the death penalty in federal drug cases has already sparked a backlash from criminal justice reform groups.

As U.S. opioid crisis grows, Trump calls for death penalty for dealers

Trump Again Calls for Death Penalty for Drug Dealers

The proposal has gained little support from drug abuse and judicial experts.

Opioid Dealers to Face Death Penalty Under New Trump Plan, According to Report

Opioid Dealers to Face Death Penalty Under New Trump Plan, According to Report

Trump has a history of calling for a “fast trial and death penalty” — even for innocent people.

Trump Calls for Death Penalty for Drug Dealers

Trump Calls for Death Penalty for Drug Dealers

Racist in Chief blows another dog whistle at his Pennsylvania rally.

Racist Professor Who Calls Blacks, Hispanics More Violent Than Whites Appointed to Trump’s Sentencing Commission

Racist Professor Who Calls Blacks, Hispanics More Violent Than Whites Appointed to Trump’s Sentencing Commission

William Otis will fit right in with Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III.

Gun Control Won’t Happen Because of Profit-driven Racism

Gun Control Won’t Happen Because of Profit-driven Racism

NRA propaganda whipping up fear of Black and Latino people for gun industry profits is behind crazy permissive gun laws.

Heroin: White Addicts Get Rehab, Black Addicts Get Prison

Heroin: White Addicts Get Rehab, Black Addicts Get Prison

As the opioid crisis consumes the suburbs, rehabilitation replaces arrests.

Jeff Sessions Confirmed as Next U.S. Attorney General

Jeff Sessions Seeks to Revive War on Drugs

The U.S. attorney general favors mandatory minimum sentences, which have a history of disproportionately affecting Blacks and Latinos.

Private prisons

Department of Justice Putting an End to Private Prisons

Highly profitable private prisons, which aided in the increased incarceration of Blacks and Latinos due to racial disparities in sentencing, have been deemed highly unsafe.

GOP Senator: U.S. Has an ‘Under-Incarceration Problem’

Even though Blacks are incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of whites, Sen. Tom Cotton says the bipartisan effort to reduce mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent crimes is “baseless.”