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Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons

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  1. Jugdish

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    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...se-of-private-prisons/?utm_term=.b3b3b588014d

     
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    I assume this does not impact all the prisoners in state prisons -- i.e. the great majority of prisoners.
     
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    Not yet, but it's a start.
     
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    Now that Obama's Administration decided to stop using them, Abbott and half the governors in the country feel ideologically compelled to continue using them, come hell or high water.
     
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    Never should have been allowed in the first place.
     
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    That's good news for the public prison lobby.
     
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    Compelled from god. As has been said before the U.S. is still number one in something. prison population
     

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