American Prisons: Still Awful

On Friday, March 7th, the ACLU announced a class-action suit against various Nevada state officials, including the head of the state's Department of Corrections for inadequate health care. The action comes out of the conditions at Ely State Prison. According to a report released a few months back the prison consistently failed to provide medical treatment to prisoners who were in great pain, had serious life threatening medical conditions.

And the prison population keeps growing...

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