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US Prison System Bordering On Systemic Failure

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With prison riots, overcrowding, officer pay, and criminal operations run behind bars, our nation’s prison system is bordering on complete failure.

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Prosecutor Apologizes To Innocent Man He Sent To Death Row For 30 Years: “I Was Not Interested In Justice” (VIDEO)

Prosecutor Apologizes To Innocent Man He Sent To Death Row For 30 Years: “I Was Not Interested In Justice” (VIDEO)

In a heartfelt letter, the man who wrongfully prosecuted an innocent man wrote, ‘Winning became everything’.

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Dan Savage Calls Out Ben Carson: If Being Gay Is a Choice, Come And Prove It (VIDEO)

Dan Savage To Ben Carson: If Being Gay Is a Choice, Come And Prove It (VIDEO)

Since Ben Carson insists being gay is a choice, Dan Savage will meet him any time, any where — with a camera crew — so Carson can prove it.

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A Female Prison Guard Was About To Be Raped. How These Inmates Reacted Will Shock You (VIDEO)

Photo Credit: NYS Department of Correctional Service

A child rapist strikes again – and this time, things would end a bit differently.

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Prison Visitor Forced To Prove She’s Menstruating By Having Her Vagina Searched By Guard

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What started with an innocent sanitary napkin ended with an invasive inspection.

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Mentally Ill Man Hog-Tied And Beaten By Prison Guards, But No One Is Going To Jail (IMAGES)

Mr. Hinton in a photograph included with a legal statement

He emerged from the beating with a broken nose and a fractured vertebra; his eyes were swollen shut; and he was bleeding from the mouth.

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Guantanamo Prisoner Describes Torture By Female Guards: ‘We’re Gonna Teach You About Great American Sex’

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“Of course they didn’t want me to die, but they understand there are many steps before one dies.”

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Deputy Gets ‘Caught Up In The Moment,’ Beats Disabled Inmate So Badly His Dentures Shatter (VIDEO)

Photo Credit: Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office (Screengrab).

This video is incredibly disturbing. This cop lost all self-control.

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Jim Bakker Tells Mike Huckabee That Christian Persecution Could Lead To Holocaust (VIDEO)

YouTube screen capture, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqK7dE4dmTI

Huckabee is interviewed by ex-felon, accused rapist and televangelist Jim Bakker… it doesn’t go well.

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Conservative Dream Come True: Woman Sentenced To 30 Years Behind Bars For Having A Miscarriage

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If conservatives have their way, any pregnant woman who has a miscarriage — natural or not — will be thrown in prison for decades, like this woman.

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Cuba Fulfills Promise, Releases All 53 Prisoners Requested By US

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In a gesture of goodwill and a demonstration of a willingness to adhere to the agreement made with the US, Cuba released 53 prisoners as requested.

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21-Year-Old Sentenced To Prison For Three Years After Coming Out As An Atheist On Facebook

Ahmad Badr [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

His own father testified against him in court saying he, “was embracing extremist ideas against Islam.”

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A Republican Christmas Wishlist

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Here’s a short list of things Republicans wish for at Christmas. Peace on earth is obviously not one of them.

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Pope Is Still Awesome, Wants To Help Close Guantanamo

(AP)

Seriously, though – this guy. He’s my kind of guy.

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Off-Duty Black Police Officer Racially Profiled, Assaulted By Group Of Cops (VIDEO)

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‘If they’ll do this to me, the average Joe doesn’t stand a chance.’

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How ‘Extreme Racist’ Ronald Reagan Re-Enslaved Blacks And Got Taxpayers To Foot The Bill (VIDEO)

Image: Composite: Reagan photo cc 1982 Michael Evans via Wikipedia. Arab slave trade illustration via Wikipedia. Black prison inmates via Southern Coalition for Social Justice.

The American dream was ‘built on the backs of African slaves,’ Chomsky explains.

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Jailer Charged With ‘Official Misconduct’ For Death Of Homeless Vet Who “Baked To Death” In Cell

Jailer Charged With ‘Official Misconduct’ For Death Of Homeless Vet Who “Baked To Death” In Cell

Jerome Murdough was not an animal. He deserved better, both then and now.

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Man Faces 20 Years Behind Bars For Stealing Sunglasses

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Three pairs of sunglasses are going to cost a 22-year-old two decades of his life.

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Indian Television Star Sentenced To 26 Years In Prison For Violating Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws

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Indian television star Veena Malik; her husband Asad Bashir; television host, Shaista Wahdi; and the owner of the television show, Geo TV have all been sentenced to 26 years in prison for allegedly violating Pakistani blasphemy laws. What could the two have possibly done to receive such a harsh sentence? […]

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Inmate Sues Prison Claiming His Religious Liberty Entitles Him To Dress Like A Pirate

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In the latest legal battle over the rights of Pastafarians, a man has sued for the right to dress as a pirate in prison.

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