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Solitary Confinement Is Cruel and Ineffective
« on: June 10, 2015, 01:12:43 AM »
Solitary Confinement Is Cruel and Ineffective

Some 80,000 people are held in solitary confinement in U.S. prisons, according to the latest available census. The practice has grown with seemingly little thought to how isolation affects a person's psyche. But new research suggests that solitary confinement creates more violence both inside and outside prison walls...

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Re: Solitary Confinement Is Cruel and Ineffective
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2015, 06:38:09 AM »
In addition to prayer, those concerned about solitary confinement in US prisons might wish to contact the National Religious Campaign Against Torture and sign their on-line Statement Against Prolonged Solitary Confinement at http://www.nrcat.org/torture-in-us-prisons/statement.