Those actions, which the transition team said could reduce the number of criminals returning to prison and allow the state to stop building new prisons, sound more like past Democratic suggestions than traditional conservative approaches to criminal justice. #

Gingrich, Norquist and Bennett are but a few of the conservatives promoting Right on Crime, which heralds “the conservative case for reform: fighting crime, prioritizing victims and protecting taxpayers.” #

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