three strikes In A State Without Parole, A Push For A Second Look And A Second Chance By Austin Jenkins • Mar 1, 2016 Thomas Hawk / Flickr - tinyurl.com/ha5h3wp Listen Listening... / 1:44 Washington state abolished parole more than 30 years ago. Now, there’s a push by some inmate advocates to bring parole back. They had a chance to make their case Tuesday before a panel of state lawmakers. Three-Strikes Offenders Deserve A 'Second Look' Says Sentencing Commission By Austin Jenkins • Feb 12, 2016 Rennett Stowe / Flickr - tinyurl.com/hmapbp7 Listen Listening... / 0:59 Three-strikes offenders serving life in prison without the possibility of parole should get a “second look.” That’s the position of Washington’s Sentencing Guidelines Commission. Another Washington Three-Strikes Offender Wins Clemency Recommendation By Austin Jenkins • Jun 13, 2014 Austin Jenkins / Northwest News Network Listen Listening... / 1:14 Washington’s Clemency Board has recommended the release of another three-strikes offender serving life without parole.