West Philly Dem is Going Tough on Crime; Progressives Call Bill ‘Terrifyingly Awful’

Jun 20, 2021

A freshman Philadelphia Democrat has set off a firestorm in Harrisburg by proposing a bill that would establish new mandatory minimum sentences. WHYY’s Katie Meyer reports it’s an approach much more in line with Republicans’ criminal justice platform than his own party’s.

(Original air-date: 6/15/21)