California may have to move 3,000 inmates at risk ...
As many as 3,000 prison inmates in central California deemed to be at risk from a potentially lethal lung disease may need to be moved to other regions under an order from a court-appointed federal overseer.
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#1 May 7, 2013
My son is there at that Coalinga, is he going to come home in coffin because the state of california wants to make money off of him rather than protecting them, we are all humans being and half of those prisoner's should not even be there. I hope that all of those prisoner's file a lawsuit with the state of california for their lack of care for them, they would rather protect the animals then human life so sad. I WILL GET A LAWYERFR MY SON
#3 May 25, 2013
My Husband is in Avenal and says some inmates have been moved but he is still there. For the judicial system to brag on "laws being made without prejudice" I can't tell. If an enviornment is unsafe for a human they should be moved from that enviornment even if they weren't law obiding citizens. Looks like a class action law suit in the making. If they make it out alive to receive it!
#4 Jun 18, 2013
I have no one in the prisons but ALL prisoners are at risk. Let's not pretend that Caucasians don't get this, get hospitalized, have lung lobes removed, have meningitis, etc. and can die. It's high time that California, Arizona and other SW states recognized a problem that sickens and kills people and got funding for serious research, vaccines, and a cure. Just moving some people doesn't cut it. I know. I'm in AZ, a caucasian female, 1:64 Titer, 2 lung biopsies, lung lobectomy, drugs for life. My immune system was tested as "fantasitic" by a specialist, so it isn't that either. I breathe. That's all it takes. To keep anyone there in the prison is immoral.
#5 Aug 30, 2014
i dont understand if it was one of govner jerry browns family member or loved one it sure would be different this is some dirty ass shit to be doing to any living human being.all the money tAx payers nd the state are going to be sued all that money should be used to put up another prison or put i mates else where and the pdison vuards abuse the inmates.this is america.dont forget imates do have rights.
#6 Mar 1, 2016
It's the prison complex industry made up of businesses, politicians,unions everyone is making a buck off warehousing humans, and not only are they threaten by old prisons how about the food, do inmate get fresh fruits and vegetables no they do not so I heard some inmates now are getting diabetes type ll, we have to vote and march for our family members
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