(RNS) — As the First Step Act passes the U.S. House of Representatives, the country’s largest Christian prison ministry says there’s 'never been greater interest in America in criminal justice reform.'
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(RNS) — Believers Bail Out aims to raise awareness about the injustices of the prison system by asking Muslims to give zakat to their incarcerated brothers and sisters in faith.
(RNS) — 'The church has really failed to be present with Jesus behind bars, and because we’ve failed to go be present with Jesus behind bars, our faith has been impoverished,' said Dominique DuBois Gilliard.
WASHINGTON (RNS) They're are calling for equitable punishment, alternatives to incarceration and a different take on the “tough on crime” language of the Trump administration.
(RNS) This Yom Kippur, a rabbi connects the Jewish day of repentance with failings of American prisons.