Say No to For-Profit Prisons

Source: David Shapiro, ACLU, National Prison Project blog, April 18, 2012

…Privatized incarceration also poses a grave threat to human rights. Late last year, the ACLU of Texas sued CCA after an officer sexually abused multiple immigration detainees. A CCA prison in Idaho was dubbed the “Gladiator School” due to extreme levels of violence. And just last month, a federal judge in Mississippi described conditions in a private prison run by another for-profit company as “a picture of such horror as should be unrealized anywhere in the civilized world.”…
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Brutality Alleged at Private Prison
Source: Philip A. Janquart, Courthouse News Service, March 26, 2012

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