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More Young Men Will End Up in Prison Under Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg

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More Young Men Will End Up in Prison Under Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg

New York Post January 23, 2022
Policing & Public SafetyAll

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg's policies will actually result in more people going to prison for serious crimes.

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg wants to keep teens and young men out of prison. Reserving prison as a “last resort,” as Bragg repeatedly pledges, is a laudable goal — but his policies will achieve the opposite. He’ll end up sending more teens and young men to prison and for longer sentences. 

We know how to keep people from long prison sentences: keep them from committing serious crimes. And we know who commits serious crimes: people who have committed less serious crimes.

Continue reading the entire piece here at the New York Post

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Nicole Gelinas is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor at City Journal. Follow her on Twitter here.

Photo by menonsstocks/iStock

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