harm reduction coalition RSS

Twitter

Facebook

Podcast

Archive

Oct
26th
Wed
permalink
Thousands of other inmates in the Texas prison system have been eating fewer meals since April after officials stopped serving lunch on the weekends in some prisons as a way to cut food-service costs. About 23,000 inmates in 36 prisons are eating two meals a day on Saturdays and Sundays instead of three. A meal the system calls brunch is usually served between 5 and 7 a.m., followed by dinner between 4 and 6:30 p.m.

This is totally nuts…not to mention, unacceptable! If Texas doesn’t want to pay to feed the thousands of people it incarcerates, how bout they STOP incarcerating people. Community problems need community solutions.

Read more here: In Bid to Cut Costs at Some Texas Prisons, Lunch Will Not Be Served on Weekends

  1. asbjusticeteam reblogged this from lifeinthemargin
  2. entree-3000 reblogged this from thepersonalispolitic
  3. thepersonalispolitic reblogged this from derica
  4. themmases reblogged this from curate
  5. derica reblogged this from curate
  6. swellshark reblogged this from curate
  7. curate reblogged this from harmreduction
  8. lifeinthemargin reblogged this from harmreduction
  9. truthatmidnight reblogged this from harmreduction
  10. harmreduction posted this