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SarahD June 11th, 2014 11:46pm

HeSaidNOLA asked: Should privatization of prisons be illegal in the U.S.?

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comppete Las Vegas
06/13/14 2:09 pm

If people don't want to go to prison, DON'T do the crime.

Injectable Trump Killed Babbitt
06/13/14 11:29 am

These people violated crimes against the state or nation and should be punished by the same.

thursday Kansas
06/12/14 10:35 pm

Banned, no. Used frequently, I'm not so sure.

timeout Boston Strong
06/12/14 8:59 am

I don't like privatization of any kind.

bringstheeagle Colorado
06/11/14 9:50 pm

Privatization does not work.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/11/14 8:49 pm

I don't like it. What people forget when they advocate privatization, is that profit will be made, and that profit comes at public expense. Another word for profit in that context is "waste". Money spent for zero benefit.

RumpleForeskin Western NY
06/11/14 8:34 pm

They are out to make money. Prisons get money from the incarceration of people. So they pay off judges to sentence longer and worse charges on people, among other ways to get more people incarcerated.

bMyComrade Stumptown
06/11/14 8:51 pm

High recidivism also helps them, so they certainly aren't going to help the convicts reform their ways and become productive members of society.

FemmeAdamWest in the Tardis library
06/12/14 10:48 pm

Completely off topic but your name makes me very happy lol FOLLOWED!

RumpleForeskin Western NY
06/13/14 5:38 am

Haha I'm glad I lightened up your day! I do what I can. Lol

Liberty 4,032,064
06/11/14 6:10 pm

It shouldn't be illegal, but it should be done either.

presrvd Phoenix
06/11/14 7:42 pm

Whoa. De JA vu. I'll agree and say this again: "quit trying to legislate ever aspect of life!".

06/11/14 7:51 pm

Persvd-in many cases, i'd agree. In this, I can't. If prisons become/continue to act as a business, we are screwed

CTYankee!!! Connecticut
06/11/14 5:56 pm

Not illegal, but states are stupid that use them.

Shazam Scaramouche, OH
06/11/14 5:51 pm

Taking away a citizen's freedom and removing him/her from society is a serious endeavor. It should not be a for profit industry. These are Americans, and it's their lives we're discussing.

06/11/14 5:52 pm

Sorry. I misread the question and thought you were saying the reverse

bMyComrade Stumptown
06/11/14 5:05 pm

Privatization of prisons intending towards a form of indented servitude with private corporations as the beneficiaries. Crime should be prosecuted and punished by the government alone.

bMyComrade Stumptown
06/11/14 5:07 pm

good lord my phone, but mostly good lord to me for typing too fast and hitting before all the words appeared...
*is tending

06/13/14 9:35 am

It probably the app & not you. I write stuff on here & as I post the words will change. You'll notice lots of ridiculous mistakes on here. It's this app I tell you!

SarahD in your orbit
06/11/14 4:46 pm

HeSaidNOLA is my dad! Y'all should follow him!

CTYankee!!! Connecticut
06/11/14 5:58 pm

Have put up a comment to find him easier.
Or better yet, just forward us his polls

SarahD in your orbit
06/12/14 3:48 am

His poll closed before I got a chance to share it. I wanted to!