Will wonders never cease. No sooner than the U.S. Justice Department decides to ease its way out of the private prison business, than the Democratic candidate for Attorney General forcefully advocates the same move for Vermont.
What’s more, he believes it will be simple. From an email blast received Saturday evening:
There is a lot we need to do for criminal justice reform, but most people would agree that we should stop shipping Vermonters to out-of-state, for-profit prisons.
… This is one obvious step I believe we can take in the first 100 days of the next legislative session in 2017.