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The Crack Ratio

Heritage Foundation intern Maya Noronha has this post at the Foundry noting that the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 essentially restored the crack/powder sentencing ratio to the Reagan Administration's original 1986 proposal.  It was Senators Lawton Chiles and Joseph Biden who upped it to 100/1.  We previously noted this here.  Then-Senator Biden, to his credit, candidly put the story in the Congressional Record in 2007.  See 153 Cong. Rec. S8614, available here.

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