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FCC Says Cost of Prison Phone Calls Too High

Experiencing life while a loved one is imprisoned can strain your emotions and relationships, but it shouldn’t strain your pocketbook.

FCC: Prison phone rates far too high

Families of those in prison often pay a hefty emotional toll dealing with the shame of their loved ones being incarcerated; for the past decade, civil liberties advocates have argued that those families shouldn't be further burdened by having to pay steep costs for calls from inmates, costs that can be up to 15 times higher, and more, than regular rates.

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