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Redemption for Bank Robber

Some people might say that having a face tattoo would make you look like a criminal. But in the case of Tyrone Lamont Allen, it was his tattoos that helped ...

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Judge Lobbies for Release of Man He Sentenced to Life in Prison

When an envoy visited the White House to advocate for an inmate serving a life sentence, most of the headlines went toward fashion model and lifestyle ...

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Prison Art Program Gives Second Chance to Inmates

The Indigenous Arts In Prisons & Community program, also known as The Torch, has become an incredible boon for inmates in Victoria, Australia. It allows ...

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Ex-Prisoner Writes to Inmates Across the Globe

Every Sunday Clive Jacobsen from Sydney, Australia boards a train with a leather duffel bag, finds a comfortable seat, and settles in for a four-hour ...

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Christian Company Hires Mostly Ex-convicts

The United States has the largest prison population in the world, with 2.2 million adults behind bars. The United States also consumes more coffee ...

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Death Row Inmate on the Bible's Power

I was visiting on death row in the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. I asked one man if he would like to talk, and he said he would. He was a smallish ...

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Stats on Incarceration in America

A 2010 report conducted by The Pew Charitable Trusts revealed the following statistics about incarceration rates in the United States:

  • 2.3 million Americans are behind bars, equaling more than 1 in 100 adults. That marks a 300 percent increase since 1980.

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Why Send Them to Prison?

Why should small-time embezzlers, bad-check writers, and petty burglars be in prison when they ought to be working to pay back those they have wronged, ...

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