Accuracy in Media

Obama Commutes Sentences of 95 Prisoners

The Free Beacon reported: President Obama commuted the sentences of 95 prisoners and pardoned two, the White House announced in a statement Friday. The commutations represented the largest number Obama has announced at one time, according to the Associated Press, and were mainly granted to prisoners held for nonviolent drug crimes. Many of the individuals were […]

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Federal Prisons Reverse Pork Ban after Outcry

Chuck Grassley, Iowa Republican U.S. Senator, must’ve had a good time with this statement on the pork ban in U.S. prisons: After the bureau drew complaints from the American pork industry and most recently from Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley for the ban, the senator’s office tells FoxNews.com that the bureau informed them they’re backing off the […]

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California Fights to Delay Overcrowding Order

WASHINGTON — California is trying to stop a federal court order that makes them have to reduce crowding in prisons and makeshift prisons in old school gyms, or release 8,000 inmates before completion of their sentences. Reuters reported that the state could be held in contempt of a federal court order, but the state officials […]

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April 2016

4/25/2016 - White House Council Blames High Prison Rates for Holding Back U.S. Economy

January 2016

1/18/2016 - No Koch Brothers? New York Times Praises NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo

1/11/2016 - ‘El Chapo’ could be Extradited to America

December 2015

12/23/2015 - Washington State Prison Computer Glitch Released Prisoners Early

12/21/2015 - Obama Commutes Sentences of 95 Prisoners

October 2015

10/17/2015 - Federal Prisons Reverse Pork Ban after Outcry

July 2015

7/20/2015 - Obama Follows Koch Brothers, Rand Paul on Criminal Justice Reform

October 2013

10/3/2013 - California Fights to Delay Overcrowding Order