State of Alabama Archives: on Crime


Ron Crumpton: End mandatory minimums & private prisons

Q: Do you agree or disagree with the statement, "Stricter punishment reduces crime"?

A: Strongly disagree. End mandatory minimums, private prisons and private probation services.

Source: Email interview on 2016 Alabama Senate race with OnTheIssues Nov 26, 2015

Gary Palmer: Supports capital punishment

Q: Do you support capital punishment for certain crimes?

A: Yes.

Source: VoteSmart 2014 Alabama Congressional Political Courage Test Aug 30, 2014

Robert Bentley: Expand use of death penalty; limit appeals

Source: Alabama 1998 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1998

Robert Bentley: End parole for repeat violent felons

Source: Alabama 1998 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1998

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