The man who helped shape Senator Bernie Sanders Criminal Justice Reform Plan is reportedly facing two felony charges in Nashville, Tennessee, according to the Washington Free Beacon.
“Alex Friedmann, the managing editor of Prison Legal News, was arrested and is facing two felony charges after he posed as a construction worker, entered the grounds of the Downtown Detention Center of the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, stole keys from the site that could open 100 doors, and made a diagram of the jail’s layout, which he attempted to eat during his arrest,” writes the Free Beacon.
“Friedmann was hit with attempted burglary, evidence tampering, and the possession of burglary tools,” adds the website. “Friedmann, an ex-con, was part of a group that aided Sanders and his staff in the summer of 2015 as the senator began shifting his rhetoric and policy proposals on criminal justice reform issues. The far-left advocate was instrumental in helping Sanders go beyond just economic issues and stake out progressive positions on criminal justice such as abolishing private prisons.”
Sanders made national headlines early in the 2020 campaign when he publicly supported allowing mass murderers -like the Boston Marathon Bomber- to vote from prison; citing their “constitutional rights.”
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Source: Washington Free Beacon