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Support The National Criminal Justice Commission Act November 16, 2010

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There are only a few weeks left before Congress leaves for the year. We have accomplished so much this year, but there is more to do!

Over the past two years, FAMM has written to you about S. 714, the National Criminal Justice Commission Act. The bill, introduced by Senator Jim Webb (D-Va.) and sponsored by 39 Republican and Democratic senators, creates a bipartisan federal commission to review criminal justice practices, identify effective policies and make recommendations for reform.  FAMM believes the commission will find that any comprehensive reform of our criminal justice system must include eliminating mandatory minimum sentencing laws.

Because of your advocacy, the bill passed the U.S House of Representatives and was approved by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Now the full U.S. Senate must act. This is our last chance in 2010 to make this Commission a reality. We can’t do it without you.

Please call the following U.S. senators TODAY to ask them to prioritize and support Senate passage of the National Criminal Justice Commission Act, S. 714, as soon as possible:

These two U.S. senators are key to getting this bill passed in 2010.


I am calling to ask the senator to prioritize and support immediate Senate passage of S. 714, the National Criminal Justice Commission Act, because:



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