prison

Texas Inmates Donate Big to Harvey Relief
So far those spending time behind bars have donated $50,000 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Did you even know inmates in Texas could donate money to charity? They're doing it, and kicking most of our butts in the process. Wow.
Are Federal Prisoners Taking Jobs From Law-Abiding Citizens?
There are currently thousands of inmates employed, at extremely low wages, in federal prisons all across the country manufacturing a myriad of products to be sold strictly to government agencies. Yet, while some argue that paying convicted felons to work in these factories is a good way of teaching …
Arizona Now Charges People $25 to Visit Prison Inmates
New legislation in Arizona allows the state’s Department of Corrections to impose a one-time “background check fee” of $25 on adults wishing to visit inmates at any of its 15 facilities.
Needless to say, families and prisoner advocacy groups are not happy, …