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Floridians Want the Bipartisan FIRST STEP Act

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Floridians Want the Bipartisan FIRST STEP Act

07.31.18 04:34 AM

New data demands Congressional action Tallahassee, FL – Today, Americans for Prosperity Florida released the*results of a new survey showing that 71% of likely voters want the U.S. Senate to pass the bipartisan FIRST STEP Act in the next few months. The legislation would create access to second chances for individuals transitioning to life after prison and reduce the number of incarcerated Americans – an idea 73% of likely voters say is important. The new survey follows new research from*Florida State University*that shows both male and female inmates crave more opportunities to*work, learn, practice a faith, improve their health, and spend more time developing personal relationships than they currently do while incarcerated. AFP-FL State Director, Chris Hudson released the following statement: “Floridians broadly support ensuring that incarcerated individuals receive more access to resources to assist in their rehabilitation. Our criminal justice system needs a boost in preparing individuals to re-enter society, which in turn will help reduce recidivism and save money, which can be used instead to build up communities in need. Senators Nelson and Rubio have such an opportunity by supporting the FIRST STEP Act. Enshrining the principles of human dignity into a broken system will ensure that individuals […]

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