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Serve 65% of time in prison instead of 85% for non-violent crimes

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Change the law for non-violent offenders to serve 65% of their time instead of 85%. Too much time is being giving to non-violent offenders. Most get more time than the person that killed, raped, molested, etc and it's not fair.. Fairness for everyone is all I'm seeking regardless of who you are. The law that's in effect now targets certain people.

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1 day ago
Sara G. from Newport, NC writes:
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Pass this bill! There are sex offenders that get less time. We the people are pleading for a 65% law for nonviolent criminals! With good behavior and the right classes these people should have a chance to show they are productive members of society! We all make mistakes! Lets help families get their loved ones home! Second chance for ALL first time nonviolent offenders!
1 day ago
C. G. from Duncan, SC signed.
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Shanor C. from Matteson, IL signed.
4 days ago
Someone from San Tan Valley, AZ writes:
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This needs to finally pass in Arizona to make more room for the violent criminals. I would rather my tax money go towards housing the violent criminals for decades rather then the non-violent criminals for decades.
4 days ago
Someone from Rockville Centre, NY signed.
5 days ago
Someone from Chandler, AZ writes:
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Pleas pass this it would be a huge blessing
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Cindi R. from Dallas, TX signed.
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Terry M. from New Port Richey, FL signed.
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Someone from El Mirage, AZ signed.
5 days ago
FRANCINE E. from Glendale, AZ writes:
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PLEASE CHANGE THE LAW SOON... My husband is a first time NON VIOLENT drug offender that was sentenced and sent straight to a camp because of his points being so low. WE DID NOT EVEN IMAGINE HE WOULD BE TAKEN AWAY FROM US in a matter of minutes the morning of his sentenced along with a RIDICULOUS amount of years given .We were expecting a sentencing of probation or home confinement. That was the day OUR FAMILY was torn apart and our lifes changed. He has been away from his FAMILY "wife and five children" for 2 years now and NO ONE UNDERSTANDS WHAT IT DOES TO A FAMILY AND THE EFFECT IT HAS ON THE CHILDREN until you have gone through it. When children had both parents in their life together for 18 years as mine did and have never been with out one or the other parent away . When all of a sudden just like that DADS put in handcuffs and taken away is the worse thing for a child. I understand my husband "BROKE THE LAW"( so many mistakes in his case, they can say and do what they want) but, I also know and have learned alote after going through it, how the system works & what it's really about? IT'S MEANT TO BRAKE FAMILY'S APART leaving one to be a single parent and STRUGGLE so that EVENTUALLY THE CHILDREN OR CHILD ACT OUT CAUSING A CYCLE SO THEY TO END UP BECOMING PART OF THE "PRISON" SYSTEM AS WELL. Knowing it will cause MENTAL, EMOTIONAL hurt and pain that will probably at some point in their life lead to ways and that kind of behavior it most likely wouldn't of if BOTH PARENTS WERE KEPT UNDER ONE ROOF and ABLE TO CONTINUE PARENTING TOGETHER so that their IS NO scaring left on ANYONE in the FAMILY..