Schuette Warns Against Rushed Prison Reform in Lame Duck Session
leaders chosen to uphold the Constitution, a guiding principle must be to never
compromise the safety of Michigan citizens and families. Currently, significant
prison reform legislation is on the table for the lame-duck session that may put
public safety at risk.
Schuette notes that he responsibility to protect the public cannot and should
not be rushed. Public safety is a top priority and any changes to the justice
system deserve careful consideration. If passed, this legislation would
prematurely release violent criminals back into our neighborhoods and public
safety would be compromised. The safety and security of our citizens must not be
put at risk by rushing major policy changes during the midnight hour of
letter to the legislature, Attorney General Schuette addresses several areas of
concern with the legislation.
Read the letter here.