Way to go, Jared.
“A criminal justice reform advocacy group on Tuesday expressed its condolences to the family of a Providence man who police say was killed by a notorious crack dealer last week.
#Cut50, an initiative of the nonprofit Dream Corps, was a key advocate for the First Step Act of 2018. Joel Francisco, 41, cited that federal law to reduce his life sentence for dealing crack; eight months after his release in February, police say, he fatally stabbed Troy Pine, 46, at a Providence hookah bar.
The amount of crack required to trigger the stiffest penalties changed in 2010 under a law signed by President Obama. But those changes weren’t retroactive — until the First Step Act of 2018. That law passed with bipartisan majorities, even as it attracted conservative and law-enforcement critics. It was signed by President Trump in December.
Weeks after writing a petition from prison citing the law, Francisco was released in February. He had served more than 14 years. …”
It will be worth it when all of those ex-cons vote for Trump in 2020! Assuming that all of these felons can even vote in the first place!
Note: I believe they can vote in Florida in 2020.