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Bernie Sanders Condemns U.S. Mass Incarceration: It’s An ‘International Embarrassment’ (IMAGES)

Bernie Sanders Condemns U.S. Mass Incarceration: It’s An ‘International Embarrassment’ (IMAGES)

What Sanders is proposing for criminal justice reform could change America.

by Vera· · News
South African Trevor Noah Feels Right At Home In U.S. Due To Its ‘Familiar Racism’ (AUDIO)

South African Trevor Noah Feels Right At Home In U.S. Due To Its ‘Familiar Racism’ (AUDIO)

“I’ve always said America feels like a second home to me because the racism is familiar out here.”

by Joe Fletcher· · News
Outgoing Kentucky Governor Just Gave Over 100,000 People Back The Right To Vote

Outgoing Kentucky Governor Just Gave Over 100,000 People Back The Right To Vote

Of course he is a Democrat.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
By Pete Souza (White House (P012813PS-0831)) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

President Obama Comes Out In Full Force For Criminal Justice Reform (VIDEO)

This is why we love him.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Republican Faked Terrorism Threats To Help Her Campaign, May Have Sent Innocent Man To Prison (VIDEO)

Apparently, Republicans are really desperate to win any office in California, even if it means making shit up and sending people to prison for crimes they didn’t commit.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Judge Threatens Man During Sentencing: ‘You Would Probably Be Raped Every Day’ In Jail

Judge Threatens Man During Sentencing: ‘You Would Probably Be Raped Every Day’ In Jail

These disgusting comments by a judge reveal how casually apathetic the justice system is towards prisoner abuse.

by Jameson Parker· · News
Mike Huckabee Vows To Disobey The Constitution If President: ‘Put Me In Jail’ (VIDEO)

Mike Huckabee Vows To Disobey The Constitution If President: ‘Put Me In Jail’ (VIDEO)

Why wait?

by Sarah· · News
Ruby Rose Takes To Twitter To Inform Kim Davis Of A Few Things (TWEETS)

Ruby Rose Takes To Twitter To Inform Kim Davis Of A Few Things (TWEETS)

Some very good points with an added perspective…

by Sarah· · News
New Footage Shows Corrections Officers Ignoring Diabetic Man — He Later Died (VIDEO)

New Footage Shows Corrections Officers Ignoring Diabetic Man — He Later Died (VIDEO)

This is simply unacceptable!

by Sarah· · News
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HIV+ Former Pastor Sentenced 15 Years For Sexually Abusing Young Boy For A Decade (VIDEO)

“Pastor” Ted also reportedly hooked the boy on drugs as a means of manipulation. Could there be other victims, as well?

by Dylan Hock· · Current Issues, News
Christian Values: Tea Partier Gets 15 Years In Prison For Distributing Pedo Pics

Christian Values: Tea Partier Gets 15 Years In Prison For Distributing Pedo Pics

The Christian right continues to provide the world with quality individuals to incarcerate for the most disturbing of crimes.

by Charles Topher· · News
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Federal Judge Smacks Down A Republican And Sends Him To Prison Where He Belongs

A Republican tried to convince a federal judge that he didn’t need to face punishment for his crimes. It didn’t go well.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Michigan Judge Sends Three Kids To Jail For Refusing To Visit Their Dad For Lunch

Michigan Judge Sends Three Kids To Jail For Refusing To Visit Their Dad For Lunch

America’s sickening prison culture has even spread to how courts deal with children: Lock them up and ask questions later.

by Jameson Parker· · Current Issues, News
The New Mass Extinction: Can Prisons Really Go Green?

The New Mass Extinction: Can Prisons Really Go Green?

Prisons are desperately trying to make orange the new green.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Conrad Hilton Terrorized A Flight, Escaped Prison Time Because He’s A Rich A**hole

If it had been anybody who isn’t a millionaire, they would be sitting behind bars right now.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
NYPD Chief: It’s Hard To Hire Black Cops Because ‘So Many Have Spent Time In Jail’

NYPD Chief: It’s Hard To Hire Black Cops Because ‘So Many Have Spent Time In Jail’

Bill Bratton offers a shocking reason why there aren’t more black police officers.

by Vera· · News
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Police Murder Yet Another Young Black Man, This Time By Suicide (VIDEO)

In 2010, police locked a 16-year-old boy up in prison without a trial for a crime he says he didn’t commit. Now he’s dead by his own hand.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Saudi Arabia Upholds 10-Year, 1,000-Lashing Punishment For Blogger Who Insulted Islam

Saudi Arabia Upholds 10-Year, 1,000-Lashing Punishment For Blogger Who Insulted Islam

This is an atrocity.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
Louie Gohmert: It Would Be A ‘Real Shame’ To Stop Mass Incarceration (VIDEO)

Louie Gohmert: It Would Be A ‘Real Shame’ To Stop Mass Incarceration (VIDEO)

Louie Gohmert’s statement would make Sarah Palin cringe from its word-saladness.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
New Video Shows Teen Slammed By Guard, Beaten By Inmates In Rikers Island Jail (VIDEO)

New Video Shows Teen Slammed By Guard, Beaten By Inmates In Rikers Island Jail (VIDEO)

Video shows teenage Kalief Browden being beaten during his three year wait to go to trial.

by Joe Fletcher· · News