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Old 08-14-2019, 07:58 PM
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Default Petition to restore parole in VA

Please if your able to sign please do. Thank you.

VA had stopped paroles. This petition needs 25000 signatures to try to get that changed.

Since 1995, a year after the Virginia Assembly passed legislation to abolish parole, Virginia has built thirteen new prisons and many new jails even as the crime rate has declined. The money spent building new prisons to house those serving long sentences could be better used in three ways: to fund rehabilitative programs for inmates in the prisons, to fund re-entry programs for those leaving prison, and to fund education in Virginia to prevent children from going to prison.



The fact that the state of Virginia only spends approximately $10,597 a year per student in public schools, and $25,129 per year per inmate in prison, demonstrates that state officials entrusted with the duty and responsibility of fulfilling their accountability to the public have neglected the serious needs of. See more on the site

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I don't see a place to go to sign.
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I've found 2 petitions containing the exact wording as above. One is closed the other one is 10 years old but still accepting signatures:

https://www.change.org/p/petition-to...le-in-virginia

EDIT: Here is a site that lists Bills in VA that support prison reform. It is current, listing legislation concerning Parole, Sentencing / Credit, Expungement, and more:

https://thevapoc.wixsite.com/virginia/take-action
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