Chance the Rapper and Common Urging Prison Parole Reform in Illinois

In Summary

Chance the Rapper and Common want the state of Illinois to consider restoring the parole system.  

Chance the Rapper and Common are coming together to urge the state of Illinois to restore the discretionary parole system, ABC WLS 7 reported.  

At the moment, the state of Illinois offers no parole for inmates.  

A new Senate bill that would allow inmates serving a 20-year sentence to be eligible for a parole hearing is being presented by Parole Illinois.  

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Aside from the tax money being spent to keep these prisoners in captivity, the most compelling argument the group has made is that people can change.  

Supporters of this new bill want lawmakers to swing the vote in their favor during the current veto session.  

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