November 13, 2018

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  • 248 FEDERAL OFFENDERS SET FREE! THANK YOU PRESIDENT OBAMA!

    On Wednesday, March 30, President Obama commuted the sentences of 61 federal prisoners, four of whom are FAMM members. This brings the total number of commutations during the Obama administration to 248. At FAMM’s 25th anniversary celebration last week, White House counsel, Neil Eggleston, shared the president’s commitment to the clemency initiative. Mr. Eggleston advises…

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  • FAIR SENTENCING ACT BECOMES A REALITY

    April 26, 2014 Julie Stewart President, Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) Well Done Congress, Now Make Fair Sentencing Act Retroactive! Yesterday, President Obama changed history once again by signing the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 into law, reforming the notorious "100-to-1" ratio between crack and powder cocaine into a fairer 18-to-1 ratio and repealing a…

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