The Value Of Private Prisons

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Dr. Seuss’ children’s books have given insight of good versus bad both during his life and long after. A famous quote in Horton Hears a Who reads, “A person’s a person, no matter how small”. No matter what situation this is applied to, it means that everyone has value; everyone should be treated as valuable. As the industry of private prisons rises, communities find themselves asking the moral question: is it right for a man to make profit off another man’s downfall? Although intriguing, it is not the right question to ask. Successful prisons are not defined by statistics at the end of a fiscal year, but by the quality of the prison. Taxpayers pay for criminals to be incarcerated for the safety of the community, but ideally prison would not
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