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Oklahoma Spends Much Less Than A Dollar A Meal Feeding Prisoners

Former inmate Eric Buchannon of Birmingham, who also spoke at Monday’s rally, stated he hopes the strike can draw consideration to situations that are ripe for violence. Officials defending the parole program say the rate has declined partly for the reason that violent offenders make up a higher proportion of the prison population than it did just before modifications to sentencing laws created in the last decade. Speakers talked about the decline in the price of paroles granted, even for inmates who are deemed very good candidates according to the parole board’s personal risk assessment guidelines. Today, Caldwell mentioned that...