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Jensen Bohren on Crime

 

 


Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime

Q: Do you agree or disagree with the statement, "Stricter punishment reduces crime"?

A: Disagree

Source: OnTheIssues interview with 2018 Senate candidates , Feb 5, 2018

Reformed felons need their voting rights reinstated

We also need to re-examine the procedure of permanently removing the voting rights of freed, reformed felons to vote. After their time and parole have been served faithfully, returning their civil rights should be a standard approach. Making it difficult to regain their ability to participate in the running of their country disproportionately affects minority views in a way similar to Gerrymandering.
Source: 2018 Mississippi Senate campaign website vote4jensen.com , Jan 1, 2018

Private prisons being encouraged to fill up to capacity

The second issue that I feel strongly about is Private Prison Reform. Currently, the issue is that the Private Prison lobby is encouraging as many prisoners as possible, as for each individual imprisoned they gain income. At the very least, 'full capacity' should be disincentivized, perhaps with a lump sum that does not depend upon total prisoner population.
Source: 2018 Mississippi Senate campaign website vote4jensen.com , Jan 1, 2018

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