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Private Prisons Raping The American Tax Payers

“Promising to keep private prison cells full will be illegal in Nebraska if a proposal from state Sen. Amanda McGill (D) becomes law.

McGill, who is running for higher state office this year, has introduced legislation banning the government from guaranteeing payment to private contractors regardless of the level of service the contractor provide. 344 more words

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Conflict of interest brewing as Ohio confronts prison overcrowding

Ohio’s prison system is facing a severe overcrowding crisis. With facilities hovering around 130% capacity, prison chief Gary Mohr considered declaring an overcrowding emergency for the first time in the state’s history. 539 more words

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

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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

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