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February 2003 Archives (International News)

25th February 2003

ACLU Press Release: Money Can Be Saved on Prisons Without Diminishing Public Safety, ACLU of Texas Tells Lawmakers

In testimony today before the Texas House Corrections Committee, the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas said that the state's prisons have become too expensive because the system incarcerates too many non-violent offenders who should be home supporting their families. Read more

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