This is so widespread in our jails, prisons, and mental facilities.
Despite Jesus’s Christ’s admonition:
“And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.”
I find modern Christians reprehensible for supporting the evil that goes on in our prisons…. this is far from all of the reprehensible things that I see in modern christianity, it’s just one of the more prevalent and disgusting modern “Christian beliefs”.
Not only do “Christians” dehumanize the human beings that our Stanically controlled government locks in cages, they dehumanize whole nations of people when the war mongers start their propaganda…. Unfortunately “Christians” are some of the most uneducated useful idiots on the planet.
Links to 2 previous stories on US prisons:
For companies like JPay, the business model is simple: Whatever it costs to send a message, prisoners and their families will find a way to pay it.
LAST JULY, AS she has for the past 10 years, Dianne Jones spent 45 minutes on a city bus heading to the local WalMart. There, under fluorescent lights, she scanned rows of brightly colored birthday cards to pick out the perfect greeting for her son—let’s call him Tim—who is imprisoned more than 100 miles from his mother’s home just outside New Orleans. The card she settled on was dark brown with trees and a birthday message that read, “For the best son in the world.”
Tim was in his 10th year of a 30-year prison sentence for an armed robbery he committed at age 17; he would not be able to see, let alone sit under or touch, a tree for the next 20 years. (Citing safety concerns, Jones asked that her son’s name not be used.) After Jones, her daughter, and her three grandchildren signed the card, she mailed it off, happy that Tim would know that his family was thinking of him…. Read More