A Conservative Republican Asks That We Remember Fathers in Prison
Date:  06-17-2018

Supporting the First Step Act can lessen some of the collateral consequences faced by dads released from prison
From Pat Nolan’s opinion piece on the Fox News Channel:

Father’s Day celebrates the role fathers play in our lives and gives us a chance to acknowledge their important and unique influence. It’s also a time to remember those fathers who are missing from the family table.

Some of us have fathers who are no longer alive. Some have fathers who live far away and can’t be with us on Father’s Day. And some fathers are not with us because they are in prison.

I’m not asking you to feel sorry for men serving prison sentences. They are paying the price for breaking the law. However, I hope you’ll take some time to think about the impact their absence has on their families, and how it impacts your neighborhood after they are released without rehabilitation. Continue reading >>>