Katie Rose Quandt April 10, 2018
Incarceration serves four purposes: deterrence, incapacitation, retribution and rehabilitation. Life without parole is not necessary for any of them.
Latino men born in 2001 have a 1-in-6 chance of ending up in prison, compared to a 1-in-17 chance for non-Latino white men.
Associated Press March 21, 2018
The Holy Thursday ritual has become a hallmark of Francis' papacy.
Pope Francis visited the "Casa di Leda," a group home for women prisoners and their young children, in Rome on March 2. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
The pope left chocolate eggs as gifts during his surprise visit to Casa di Leda, a group home for incarcerated women with small children.
Joe Van Brussel February 07, 2018
Making it more difficult for families to visit prisoners, or have any contact with them, is contrary to respect for human life and dignity.
A jail cell in a Federal Penitentiary in Texas. (CNS photo/Jenevieve Robbins, Texas Dept of Criminal Justice handout via Reuters)
The Editors November 02, 2017
It costs more to be poor in the United States.