While shipping prisoners away hurts families, it also funnels hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars every year into the for-profit prison industry. Today conducted a telefonic press conference with advocates in all four states that send prisoners out-of-state along with family members of those incarcerated calling for the end of this shameful practice.
Locked Up & Shipped Away: New report exposes private prisons profiting from sending prisons far from home
November 20, 2013
Hawai'i Free Press