Prison BNB?

“The prison is surrounded by a single wall. It has no barbed wire, guard towers, or electric fences. Prisoners stay in private rooms with en suite bathrooms and can cook for themselves in kitchens equipped with stainless-steel flatware and porcelain dishes. Guards and inmates mingle freely, eating and playing games and sports together. Violence is rare and assaults on guards are unheard of. Solitary confinement is almost never used.” MoJo on North Dakota’s Norway Experiment: Can humane prisons work in America? A red state aims to find out.

+ “In a statement, the company said that some of its customers weren’t comfortable with products made by prisoners, so it would no longer sell them.” From NPR: What’s It Really Like To Work In A Prison Goat Milk Farm? We Asked Inmates.

+ Jail inmates in Tennessee can get time off their sentence if they get a vasectomy.

Copied to Clipboard