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CSPAN
Nov 12, 2015 8:00pm EST
million people in the prisons and jails, there's roughly four times as many people in china. it is a gigantic number and one of the things we hear, i'll try to set the tone and say we should be skeptical when we hear this, the idea that this can happen if we let out enough nonviolent drug offenders. out all for letting nonviolent drug offenders, but in statee -- of those facilities, many have committed violent crimes. and we have to advance the discussion on that front. you have the access though. if somebody assaults somebody, kill somebody, is it worth taking their life away how does that compare the rest of the world. how does it compare with our own history? we are giving people double life terms, what we actually doing their? unnecessary? we talk about lowering crime and safety in communities, so we have to question this at the root level. i do not know if we are there yet. would segue to the story i would love you to tell. we have a guest in the audience, featured in, who is your story. you can tell his story. ta-nehisi: elena call him up -- i will not call him up, i will tell
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2015 10:30am EST
, 2.2 million people in the prisons and jails, there's roughly four times as many people in china. we have half a million more people. it is a gigantic number and one of the things we hear, and we may here today. i will try to set the tone. shouldwill say that we he's skeptical when we hear this, but the idea that this can happen if we let out nonviolent drug offenders. i am all for letting out nonviolent drug offenders, but many of our prisoners are in state facilities, 52% of those have been committed of violent crimes. and we have to advance the discussion on that front. you have to ask yourself. orsomebody a salt somebody kill somebody, is it worth taking now i've away? how does that there with the rest of the world? how does it compare with our own history. we are giving people double life terms, what we actually doing there? is it unnecessary? we talk about lowering crime and increasing safety in the communities. get to thewe have to root level and i don't know if we are there yet. james: this would segue to the story i would love you to tell. to wrap up for us here. we have
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2015 10:00pm EST
jails. there are roughly four times as many people in china. we have half a million more people -- it's a gigantic, gigantic number. one of the things we hear and we may well here today, i'll try to set the tone and say that we should be skeptical when we hear this -- is the idea that this can happen if we just let out enough nonviolent drug offenders. i'm all for letting out nonviolent drug offenders, but a large number of our prisoners are in state jails and state facilities and something on the order of 52% of those people have committed but we would term as violent crime. we have to advance the discussion on that front. we have to ask ourselves, if somebody assault and body, if somebody kill somebody, is it worth taking their life away? is that something that we want to do? how does that compare with the rest of the world and our own history? only have situations where we get people -- of a life terms, what are we actually doing their? is punishing people as harsh as we can a necessary thing in an essential way. we talk about lowering crime and increasing safety communities.
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)