ICYMI: “In Conversation- Vikrant Reddy Thinks Conservatives Can Fix the Criminal Justice System”

Vikrant Reddy, senior research fellow at the Charles Koch Institute, explored the origins of conservative support for criminal justice reform in an interview with MTV News:

I think it depends on the kind of conservative you’re talking to. … I think the law and order conservatives started to get very concerned about the [prison return] rates. … And I think the social conservatives … you have a cohort of people who said, ‘We claim to be the party of family and community,’ and yet there are families and communities in this country where a third of all of these young fathers are locked up behind bars. And it’s inconsistent to claim that we’re family and community if we’re not engaging with that issue.

Read the full interview at MTV News.

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