OKLAHOMA IS #1 IN THE NATION FOR INCARCERATING WOMEN
$80 billion dollars in state and federal funds are spent each year on corrections.
THE HUMAN COST OF INCARCERATIONS ARE IMMEASUREABLE:
1 in 100 Americans are in prison
1.7 million children has a parent in prison
The number of incarcerated parents has increased by 79%
The number of incarcerated mothers has increased by 122%
Children of incarcerated parents are 6 times more likely to be incarcerated
Aging prisoners, over 55, has increased by more than 33%
Profits from privatized prisons continue to grow
We can all do a better job. This is America!
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