MONTGOMERY — Alabama lawmakers have approved a program that would allow some state inmates to receive up to a year off their sentence by completing vocational or other training, although most prisoners will not be allowed to participate.

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PBandJ Sandwich

It’s not just the male inmates living in inhumane circumstances. There are just as many women in the same circumstances. Just in Florence, there is a huge problem. Twice as many inmates as the maximum capacity for a building. Clothes washed once every four days, 1 sanitary napkin per 12 hour shift, outbreaks of hepatitis, mrsa, etc. How about the infestations of silverfish, centipedes and millipedes. The fact the women don’t get to leave the building because the fence has a hole in the bottom, or the multiples in the solitary rooms, multiple fist fights and attacks everyday. The worst might be guards with no mental training dragging schizophrenics across the floor mid delusion as they cry floor as the cry for their mother’s maybe it’s the open toilets that back up across the open floor plan while you try to eat. Cause Singleton is making a ton, cause he isn’t using it to buy food for the jail. Or how about when it’s raw meat and they tell you to eat it they’ll handle it if your sick… it was only 4 that night. Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time??? This is all before you see a judge…. Especially considering how many of those girls are actually innocent.

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