Don't Let Prison Phone Rates Increase Crime in Your Neighborhood

Don't Let Prison Phone Rates Increase Crime in Your Neighborhood

Families are being charged exorbitantly high phone rates when trying to connect with their loved ones in prison. Here is the simple math: Inmates who maintain family contact have less recidivism. Less recidivism shrinks the prison population. Inflated prison phone rates have earned the term predatory and have brought together organizations as diverse as the NAACP and the conservative Americans for Tax reform to lobby for fair and affordable inmate dialing.

http://www.takepart.com/article/2012/08/30/dont-let-prison-phone-rates-i...

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