Riot turns attention to rise of priva...

Riot turns attention to rise of private prisons in state

There are 3 comments on the The Clarion-Ledger story from May 23, 2012, titled Riot turns attention to rise of private prisons in state. In it, The Clarion-Ledger reports that:

Now that order has been restored at the Adams County Correctional Center after weekend rioting saw one prison guard killed and 16 other prison personnel and three inmates injured, perhaps it's time to ask how and why Mississippi got into the private prison business.

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Really

Saint Louis, MO

#1 May 23, 2012
I have a better question, why are there so many illegals in our country in the first place?
Mississippi Man

Olive Branch, MS

#2 May 23, 2012
I guess Mexico isn't such a nice place to visit,...ya may not come back alive. Thousands upon thousands are killed by the drug wars, so the news says. It's keeping their president (and maybe yours) a little busy!
Floyd

Jet, OK

#4 Jun 13, 2012
The answer is that the for-profit prison industry has long been discovered to have been bribing politicians. Haley Barbour certainly bellied up to that bar.

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