Chain Gang. The word conjures up visions of prisons in the deep south marching out their population into the hot sun to toil on the sizzling blacktop or in the scorching fields . 587 more words
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Secret Squirrel’s attention has been drawn to an interesting headline in America……..
“America Is Finally Closing Prisons. Now What Do We Do With Them?The trickiest reuse challenge yet.” 1,777 more words
Fact: Alabama’s prisons have grown 840% since 1977. The state population has grown 23%.
Fact: In 1995, Alabama briefly re-introduced the chain gang for the first time in America in 30 years, before dropping the practice amid criticism and court challenges. 40 more words