Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Obama Commutes 46 Prison Sentences, More Expected

U.S. President Barack Obama has cut the prison sentences of 46 non-violent offenders, as part of a push to reform the nation's chronically overcrowded federal prison system. In a White House video released Tuesday, Obama said "these men and women were not hardened criminals, but the overwhelming majority had been sentenced to at least 20 years." The president has now issued nearly 90 commutations during his presidency, with most of them targeting offenders imprisoned for...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter