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Repealing state and federal mandatory minimums will help address the mass incarceration crisis, advocates hope.
We need to be more critical of the former New York mayor’s outsize influence on the gun control movement.
State Representative Todd Stephens has introduced a bill to impose a five-year minimum prison sentence for illegally possessing a firearm, but the governor, advocates, and others say it’s the wrong approach.
Despite a 2015 Supreme Court ruling limiting the mandatory minimum law, few people are seeing relief.
He cites “many, many horror stories.”