Statements about Criminal Justice

Laurie Monnes Anderson "voted to let violent criminals out of jail early."

Says "About 7 in 10 of Oregon’s inmates are in prison for violent crimes and serious sex offenses."

Says Measure 11 is "one of the most significant reasons" for decrease in violent crime.

Suzanne Bonamici was the only no vote on a 2009 bill cracking down on drunk drivers.

Says 25 percent of Oregonians oppose the death penalty.

Says "under our current sentencing laws, about 75 percent of all convicted felons in Oregon do not go to prison."

Says Oregon ranks 30th in the nation with regard to its incarceration rate.

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