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Meek Mill and CNN’s Van Jones have introduced a new bill, House Bill 1925, and it’s received the support from other politicians in Philadelphia.
The 76ers co-owner, Mike Rubin, is also involved and they’re aiming to stop the courts from punishing people with jail time just for a violation on their probation. Meek Mill is a victim of the current laws and said he spent too much time away from his family, friends, and fans. The rapper said he wants to make sure other people don’t have to go through what he did.
The rapper was locked up for more than 5 months on a probation violation and since his release, he’s been very active in pushing for reforms to the criminal justice system; not just in his city but all over the country.
Meek has done so much to transform the system that Pennsylvania Congressman, Dwight Evans, said the rapper should have his own statue like Rocky Balboa. Okayyy!
What do ya’ll think?