America Needs ‘Better Way’ to Deal with Drug Abuse: OK Governor

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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin. Photo via YouTube

Increasing numbers of conservative legislatures are backing sentencing reforms that divert individuals charged with low-level drug offenses away from prison, says Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin.

“This is not a Republican or Democratic issue,” the Republican governor said during an event streamed live sponsored by the Atlantic magazine in Oklahoma City earlier this week.

“It’s about people (with) addiction or mental health issues who are not criminals and need a little extra help.”

The most common complaint . . .

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