Van Jones: Conservatives ‘Now The Leader’ On Criminal Justice Reform

  • Jared Meyer

President Trump just designated April as Second Chance Month to raise awareness of the role finding work has in reducing recidivism. This welcome move fits with President Trump’s enthusiastic embrace of overhauling the criminal reentry process.

At the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) last month, the left-leaning pundit Van Jones said, the conservative movement… is now the leader on criminal justice reform.” Many fellow liberals derided Jones for giving credit to Republicans like President Trump, who But Jones is right—across the country, conservatives are leading criminal justice reform effort.