Inmate Anthony Harris points to his prison tattoo at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville, Calif., Jan. 17, 2007. Harris believes he contracted the Hepatitis C virus after getting the tattoo in 1998. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Are Needle Exchange Programs The Answer To The Contribution Of Prison Tattoos To Hepatitis?

(MintPress) – In the hollow corridors of prisons across the United State, there’s a buzz. It’s not the echoing voices of inmates, but rather the sound of a homemade tattoo gun at work. With over half of all prison inmates in the United States receiving at least one tattoo during their stay, the illegal act is […]