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ACUF Calls On Bureau Of Prisons To Better Use Compassionate Release Authority



American Conservative Union Foundation Calls On Bureau Of Prisons To Better Use Compassionate Release Authority For Sick And Elderly Offenders

Washington, DC, December 7, 2017 – With Christmas approaching, the American Conservative Union Foundation (“ACUF”) is calling on the Federal Bureau of Prisons (“BOP”) to use the authority given to it by law to offer compassionate release to more terminally ill and elderly offenders.  ACUF is working with FreedomWorks, the R Street Institute, Families Against Mandatory Minimums and a number of faith-based organizations to address this important issue.

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Why Our Faith Should Shape the Way We Look at Our Criminal Justice System


Justice reform is real and conservative governors are leading the way

By Gov. Matt Bevin (R-KY)

Originally published on

During the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, I participated in a national panel on criminal justice reform with like-minded, conservative governors Nathan Deal of Georgia and Mary Fallin of Oklahoma. 

Is It Time for Criminologists to Step Outside the Ivory Tower?

By Erik Luna 

Originally Published on

Polls show that Americans are more polarized than at any point in the past quarter-century. Partisanship now plagues virtually everything we do, even a once-unifying cultural ritual like watching football on a lazy Sunday afternoon. 

Can Jared Kushner Save Criminal Justice Reform?


By Justin George

Originally published on

In 2005, Jared Kushner, the 20-something scion of a leading New York real estate family, boarded a private jet with his mother and other family members.

They flew into Washington Dulles International Airport to meet a man who could help them navigate the next 14 months without the family patriarch. Charles Kushner had pleaded guilty to illegal campaign contributions, tax evasion and witness tampering and had been sent to an Alabama prison camp.