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    Second Chances After Incarceration Shouldn’t Come With Asterisks

    Today I read about a privately owned prison in Estancia, NM that closed its doors because it demanded the state and federal government send them 300 more inmates, and the demands weren’t met.¬†The idea that we’ve gotten to a place in this country where we want MORE prisoners is unconscionable¬†and sad. And something that more of us should think about. Why? Because 1 in 10 people are incarcerated at some point in their lifetime. Because at some point each and every person that we’ve ‘thrown’ into prison is going to come out. They’re going to need a job. A house. A way to start life again. And yet, often times…

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