Words: Huckabee opposes the “three strikes” policy and opposes “hate crime” legislation. He believes that more prisons should be built and that their management should be privatized. He reluctantly supports the death penalty.
Actions: Huckabee adopted the National Governors Association’s position supporting several block grant programs, including those for prevention and intervention programs.
Update: Gov. Huckabee’s earlier statements on this issue still reflect his views. No controversies have arisen with regards to his position.