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Life Inside June 27, 2019
“Panic ensued as everyone braced for the inevitable attack.”
Analysis August 24, 2018
Action is limited so far, but organizers are cheering the media attention.
A strike at prisons nationwide has been called in response to a riot in which seven inmates were killed at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C.
Commentary August 22, 2018
“An inmate is there as punishment, not for punishment.”
The joint resolution proposing the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified December 6, 1865, and abolished slavery, except as punishment for a crime.
News September 27, 2016
Prisoners can be forced to work without pay — the Constitution says so.
Audience members held signs and photos of Guantanamo detainees at a hearing by the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights & Human Rights, in Washington, during a hunger strike at the prison, on July 24, 2013.
News September 21, 2016
Amid a current prison work stoppage, here are five strikes and how they turned out.