End Mandatory Minimum Sentences

A relic of the failed “War on Drugs,” mandatory minimum sentences require a court to send a person to a minimum number of years in prison once they’re convicted.

Mandatory minimums needlessly increase costs without improving public safety.

Changing the mandatory minimum laws in Missouri will keep Missourians safe while giving offenders who have changed a chance to contribute to their community and Missouri’s economy.

Reducing mandatory minimums would keep people out of prison and lower incarceration costs.

Missouri has the eighth-highest incarceration rate in the nation. Each year, we spend $725,165,192 on corrections.

Changing the mandatory minimum laws in Missouri will keep Missourians safe while giving offenders who have changed a chance to contribute to their community and Missouri’s economy.

That’s why we must change our mandatory minimums law. Tell #MoLeg to choose people over prisons. Tell them you support House Bill 113 and Senate Bill 8.