Half of Americans Have Family Members Who Have Been Incarcerated

SHOCKING STUDY RESULTS:

A first-of-its-kind study released on Thursday shows that about 113 million American adults have an immediate family member who is formerly or currently incarcerated.

How Thousands of American Laws Keep People ‘Imprisoned’ Long After They’re Released

"Thousands of laws and regulations make it almost impossible to reintegrate fully into civilian life, trapping formerly incarcerated people in a state of quasi-citizenship that makes it more likely they will be sent back to prison. "  Across the country, people with felony convictions face a daunting web of small obstacles to rebuilding normal lives. What will it take to fix?

We issue punishment with the idea once your debt is paid to society most offenders will be reintegrated back in the community with the idea and hope you can start again. However, ". . .even after they have served their sentences, and long after they finish probation or parole, people with felony records are effectively imprisoned, but in their home communities."

REAM ARTICLE HERE:

https://www.politico.com/.../post-prison-laws-reentry-451445

 

NH State Prison COVID UPDATE

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As of December 28th out of the 835 DOC staff members, 117 have had COVID since March. Forty of those are still active. Of the 2,130 inmate population there have been some 332 COVID positive cases since March. Of those 116 still active. Only 1,065 inmates have been tested and of those 332 were positive. That is a 31% positivity rate.  The DOC reports that inmates are only tested if the show symptoms or have had close proximity to someone who did test positive.
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