Last login: Friday, November 8, 2013
You don't have to be related to a prisoner to be outraged by lawlessness in prisons or the violation of the Constitution, which sets limits on the power of government. The deprivation of liberty is a punishment authorized by law. The denial of life-sustaining treatment violates the law. The needless infliction of pain by agents of the government violates the law. It's past time that correctional authorities ferret out those in their ranks that bring their profession into disrepute and cost taxpayers 10's of millions in settlements and verdicts. And for people who don't think prison is punitive enough, it's long past time to get a clue. Abuse and torture is not in the job description for being a guard/correctional officer as some prefer to be called. Its against our constitution and everything America stands for.
November 8, 2013 at 5:24 p.m.
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