ICYMI: “Common Sense on Crime and Driver’s Licenses”

Ewan Watt, director of external relations at the Charles Koch Institute, brought to light the broken system behind driver’s license suspensions and its relationship with recidivism in an op-ed for USA Today:

Virginia has just demonstrated bipartisan common sense when it comes to driver’s licenses. Letting people convicted of non-driving drug offenses keep them or get them back makes the public safer. It also allows those at risk of slipping further into the criminal justice system to instead remain productive members of society.

Read the full op-ed at USA Today.

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