Posts Tagged Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Governor Northam’s Mandatory Minimums Decision Continues to Spark Controversy

virginia

Credit: NPR

Governor Ralph Northam made headlines last week when he vetoed a bill that would have established a minimum two month prison sentence for third-time domestic abusers.

In a statement sent out Monday, Republicans say the governor’s veto undercuts protections for people trapped in abusive relationships. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

,

Leave a comment