How Biden Broke Criminal Justice: 2000 -2020

Biden’s role in passing criminal justice bills was different in the early 2000’s. The drug war, and having a tough stance on crime weren’t really an issue. An era where terror would be all important starting in September 2001 by the 9/11 attacks and continued by the Anthrax attacks and DC Snipers.

Biden wasn’t the architect of these bills, but voted for them.

October 2001 Biden sends a draft of a new anti-terrorism bill to Attorney General John Ashcroft. The bill consists of provisions that were too controversial to include in…