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FACT: The U.S accounts for just five percent of the world’s population, but accounts for 25% of the world’s inmates.
Around the time of Halloween this year, 6,000 drug offenders are planned to be released from prisons across the United States. 386 more words
What we need to do to put fewer Americans behind bars.
You can only be proud of the American criminal justice system if you’ve managed to stay far away from it. 138 more words
The “Women of #nzpol Twitter roundup” is brought to you in the interests of amplifying women’s voices in the political debate and also because:
It was reported on the weekend that a prisoner at the Serco-run prison in Wiri had been physically and sexually assaulted. 516 more words
In The Guardian this week, an article was published noting that there had been 994 mass shootings in 1004 days. The rhetoric spinning out from the tragedy has focused on mental health, residual commentary on gun violence, and security (with some going so far as to suggest that arming more people is a step toward preventing such a shooting from reoccurring). 210 more words