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Woman Sues Corrections Corp. Over Strip Search To Prove She Was Menstruating!

A Tennessee woman filed suit in federal court Thursday, alleging that corrections officers at a prison owned and operated by Corrections Corporation of America required her to expose her genitalia to officers so they could “verify” that she was menstruating after they spotted a feminine sanitary napkin in her pocket. 379 more words


Emergency early release taken off table as Ohio considers options for prison overcrowding

As prisoners, advocates and journalists warned of deteriorating conditions in Ohio’s prisons over the past year, the inmate population slowly crept back up to around 30% over capacity. 868 more words

Faith Leaders Denounce Private Prison’s Use of Chaplain to Whitewash Record of Abuse

As religious leaders and ministers, we lament that Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) would use its chaplain at Stewart Detention Center to attempt to whitewash its  606 more words

Bureau of Prisons and CCA Remain Silent on Evaluation After Canceling Youngstown Prison Contract

The Federal Bureau of Prisons has finally told officials at Corrections Corp. of America why they cancelled their contract at the private prison in Youngstown, Ohio.  412 more words

Contract loss won't close private prison

CLEVELAND (AP) – A privately run prison in Youngstown won’t close completely when the U.S. Bureau of Prisons pulls 1,400 low-level offenders from the facility sometime next year. 545 more words


Federal Government Drops CCA Contract in Ohio, But Remains Committed to Private Prisons

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has decided not to renew Correction Corporation of America’s (CCA) contract to hold around 1,400 low-level federal inmates at the North East Ohio Correctional Center (NEOCC) in Youngstown. 795 more words



PENNSYLVANIA STATE LUNATIC ASYLUM – Photos at the bottom of article

Can you believe that was the actual name of one of America’s oldest and largest mental health institutions? 786 more words