Letter: Our high rate of incarceration
Published 08/08/2012, West Central Tribune
Welcome to the USA — home of 5 percent of the world’s population and 25 percent of the world’s prison population! It’s hard to believe but our “sweet land of liberty” has incarcerated more people than those repressive countries like Russia, China or Iran! Are we really that bad or is there something else involved?Word count: 343
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