When Florida prisoners say they want an end to prison slavery, they’re not being hyperbolic.
Wrestling with the problems of contraband and prison safety, states have recently taken to implementing broad bans on such things as reading materials and care packages. What they haven’t done is taken serious measures to keep correctional officers from acting as mules.
ALBANY, NEW YORK – Prisons in New York state are rolling out a program that will ban most reading material and end inmate care packages from families. The program is currently being tested at three state