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Prisoners released in 2009 served 36 percent more time than prisoners released in 1990, as states have sought to reduce crime through longer sentences. As a result, many states now face exorbitant prison costs, and former inmates have become even more detached from their families and communities. Over a third of prisoners released in Alabama in 2004 were re-incarcerated within three years. Despite having one of the highest incarceration rates in the nation, though, Alabama does not have exceptionally low crime rates. Mass incarceration is failing to reduce crime, and imposing an enormous burden on taxpayers and families.
Contrary to the “common sense” idea that gun violence is an urban problem, not a rural one, the rate of murders committed with guns in Alabama was the third-highest in the nation from 2000-2012, but the Yellowhammer state’s laws on gun control remain some of the least strict.