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Monday, July 13, 2015

Obama commutes sentences of 46 federal drug offenders

Posted By on Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 12:27 PM

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President Obama today commuted the sentences of 46 federal drug offenders because their punishments didn't match their crimes. The move illustrates the president's desire to reform criminal justice, including a reduction of punishment for non-violent crimes.

Obama explains on his Facebook page.

UPDATE: Here's the list of the 46. None is identified as being from Arkansas.

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