Sunday, March 2, 2014
|Video Solitary Confinement May Be Headed For Reform Nationwide http://bit.ly/1bY6Pv6|
Joe Wright Activist Post
Human rights activists have for decades been urging the U.S. government to prohibit the use of solitary confinement as a means of punishment.
First, it is important to note that articles such as this one invariably elicit a fair amount of comments that say something to the effect of, “Hey, like we should care about hardened criminals … what about the people and families they have destroyed? Screw ’em, lock ’em up and throw away the key. Let ’em rot.” I’ll admit to having that visceral reaction myself when reading about some of the most sadistic crimes one can imagine perpetrated upon another human being. However, this is only a limited view of the entire situation.
The fact is…
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