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    7 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot

    7 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot. Seven inmates have died and 17 others have been injured in a riot that lasted more than seven hours at a maximum security prison in South Carolina.Most of the inmates killed at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, northeast of Columbia, had been stabbed or slashed, according to Lee County Coroner Larry Logan. Among the publications with coverage are the Associated Press, the Post and Courier, the State, USA Today and the New York Times. The fighting started at about 7:15 p.m. Sunday, and it wasn’t contained until shortly before 3 a.m. Monday. No staff members were killed or harmed.


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    Hopefully the prison guards weren't playing Jailhouse Rock.
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    An inmate at the scene told AP that correctional officers did not attempt to halt the inmate-on-inmate violence as bodies "literally stacked on top of each other." The inmate, who said most of the inmates had gang affiliations, exchanged messages on condition of anonymity because he wasn't supposed to have a cellphone and feared retribution from other inmates.
    @ https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...ing/519649002/
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    Settling gang scores, and/or cleaning out the snitches.

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    And just think , we have a $#@!ty rehabilitation rate?

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    Quote Originally Posted by donttread View Post
    And just think , we have a $#@!ty rehabilitation rate?
    That's because most inmates are anti-social savages.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister D View Post
    That's because most inmates are anti-social savages.


    LOL. Some of them are just addicts of the wrong drug. The AB actually draws it's strength from prison. Our rehabiltation is a dismal national shame

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    Quote Originally Posted by donttread View Post
    LOL. Some of them are just addicts of the wrong drug. The AB actually draws it's strength from prison. Our rehabiltation is a dismal national shame
    I have no idea what the "AB" is. Anyway, most prison inmates (i.e. well over half) are in for serious crimes ranging from murder, to rape to grand theft. There are bad people in the world. Some of them end of up in prison. It's not "Prohibition" or the corporate bogeyman. Aren't you a little old to be this naive?
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    The ones killed

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    Quote Originally Posted by donttread View Post
    LOL. Some of them are just addicts of the wrong drug. The AB actually draws it's strength from prison. Our rehabiltation is a dismal national shame
    Contrary to leftrumor, our prisons are NOT full of "peaceful pot smokers". That is nonsense. To do serious time , you have to be convicted of a serious crime. Non-violent offenders are generally incarcerated in less-severe locations than are violent ones.
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