“In Mississippi, people who steal can be forced to work until their debt is paid”

“Has Mississippi brought back debtor’s prison? That’s what critics are calling a restitution initiative in the Magnolia State, one which has attracted a lot of attention of late.

The spotlight is back on the program thanks to a long investigative piece published by USA Today and written by Anna Wolfe and Michelle Liu of MississippiToday and the Marshall Project, a nonprofit journalistic organization that deals with criminal justice issues…”

In Mississippi, people who steal can be forced to work until their debt is paid

This type of thing was done away with for a reason. It’s not like banks and mega corporations will be held responsible anyway.

 

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