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Arsenic in water at Texas’s Coffield Unit

Prisons in Texas endeavour to torture their captives through extreme heat, and to sicken them with arsenic in the drinking water; take a moment to check out this video from Houston TV News 8 on the situation at the Coffield Unit:  

Texas Prisoners’ Plan Work Strike, April 4th

Prisoners in Texas are planning a work strike, to commence this April 4th. Their top five demands are: Meaningful Work Time – Applied retroactively, when our Flat Time and accrued Good/Work Time equals 100% we should be ENTITLED to Mandatory Supervision I Parole. We want a “Presumptive Parole System” which …