(RNS) Thursday’s prison visit is an opportunity for President Obama to expand and grow the legacy he hopes to leave as a criminal-justice reformer.
Articles tagged “solitary confinement”
(RNS) “Once you’ve stood inside the cell and heard the sounds of an actual solitary confinement unit echoing in your very being, it becomes very hard to forget or to ignore,” said the Rev. Kate Edwards, a Zen Buddhist in Madison, Wis.
WASHINGTON (RNS) An interfaith coalition is urging Congress to end solitary confinement, which they said is a “harmful, costly, and ineffective practice.'' By Chris Lisee.