Why is Sessions doubling down on a failed drug war?

We already know what happens when prosecutors focus on mandatory minimums and severe sentences: we end up in a nation with the highest incarceration rate and an ongoing drug crisis that belies the aggressiveness of the War on Drugs. 

We already know that focusing on harm reduction, prevention, and treatment is more effective than focusing on long sentences and jail time. Yet, Sessions is intent on institutionalizing his obsession with incarceration, which will only sink us further into this crisis.

A recent study found that conservative Americans overwhelmingly support criminal justice reform and practices that focus on rehabilitation and prevention.

Why is Sessions doubling down on a failed drug war? | TheHill

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