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Inmates Don’t Vote–Inmate’s Families & Friends Do Vote

For the first time in modern presidential campaigns, presidential candidates are calling for criminal justice reform. The United States has almost 25% of the world’s inmates, despite having only 5% of the world’s population. 2.3 million inmates are imprisoned in our state, local, and federal prisons. Approximately another 4.8 million individuals are supervised by parole […]

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Predatory Prison Telephone Companies Lose

Global Tel*Link  and Securus Technologies are the two major players in the $1.2 billion business of providing phone service to private and government prisons, according to Bloomberg. Global, an Alabama-based company has about half of the correctional phone services market and Securus Technologies has about 30%. Both companies make excessive profits with exclusive contracts with […]

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Dear Hillary and Bernie: The “F” Word & The Mass Incarceration Crisis

  Dear Hillary and Bernie, Eliminating private federal prisons and their lust for profit (at the expense of inmates and correctional officers) is one small step toward ending our mass incarceration crisis. As presidential candidates, your platform should consist o;reforming our harsh sentencing laws for nonviolent offenders, stop the imprisonment of the mentally ill, provide […]

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Sen.Bernie Sanders Understands our Broken System of Justice

Sen. Bernie Sanders understands that our system of justice is broken. The United States has 25% of the world’s inmates and only 5% of the world’s population. Sen. Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate has proposed new legislation that will help with this crisis. He stated on Tuesday, “My legislation will eliminate federal, state and local contracts […]

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