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May 15, 2017 | Via ABC News

Tougher Sentences Sanctioned by Attorney General

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued tougher sentences be carried out, including mandatory minimum sentences, in his first step on his war on drugs. He hopes to bring back the war on drugs from the 1970s and 1980s, which led to overcrowding in US prisons. He is rolling back the Obama administration to ease penalties on nonviolent drug-related offenses, which he announced on Friday.

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