Tuesday, January 4, 2011

America the Police State?

"During the past few decades, America has engaged in a massive experiment in routine imprisonment. From 1975 to 1999, by one estimate, the criminal justice system grew five times more punitive. A nation with 5 percent of the world's population now has about a quarter of the world's prison population - well over 2 million people." But is America a nation of the second chance? Read the Washington Post, Michael Vick: Symbol of the second chance.

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