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African-Americans are incarcerated seven times more often than Whites

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It affects the entire composition of society and it hurts everyone when an entire segment of the population is severely disenfranchised.
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Amendment 5, Section 1

Amendment V

No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

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Solution Forbid private outsourcing of prison services
From "The Caging of America" by Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker:

"Brecht could hardly have imagined such a document: a capitalist enterprise that feeds on the misery of man trying as hard as it can to be sure that nothing is done to decrease that misery."
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