County sheriffs claim that prisoners sleeping head-to-toe count as being "six feet apart" for coronavirus safety

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County sheriffs claim

If it safe, then why don’t they [sheriffs] do it?

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Why should they care? They don’t view the incarcerated as human beings to begin with.

I certainly hope the prisoners can get some action going in their stead quickly, though i fear that any progress will be anything but quick.

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Every non-violent offender needs to be released on their own recognizance, today :exclamation:

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For-profit prisons are obscene. The people who own them should spend the rest of their lives in a for-profit prison.

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We used to do that in the old Army basic-training barracks. It didn’t work then either.

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Here in Houston, we have state District Judges working to keep prisoners in jail.

By the way, the County Judge is the executive of the county government here in TX.

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