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ACCJR Spokesman Bernie Kerik Quoted in The Hill

“Whether it is the incarceration of young blacks sentenced to draconian sentences for low level, first-time, nonviolent drug offenses, or white-collar, first-time offenders sentenced to tens of years — and even life — in prison, one thing is for sure: We are creating a permanent American underclass of society that is costing the American taxpayers billions of dollars over the reported cost of incarceration. And, considering that the United States incarcerates more citizens per capita than any country in the world, you have to ask yourself: At what cost?”

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