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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 12:48 AM
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Extent of injuries to children in private jails revealed
Source: The Guardian

Serious injuries or other life-threatening warning signs have been detected on 285 occasions when children have been physically restrained in privately run jails over the past five years, according to Ministry of Justice figures.

The figure reflects the number of "exception reports" submitted by the four privately run secure training centres to the youth justice board since 2006.

The warning signs triggering an exception report include struggling to breathe, nausea, vomiting, limpness and abnormal redness to the face.

Serious injuries are classified as those requiring hospitalisation and include serious cuts, fractures, concussion, loss of consciousness and damage to internal organs.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/nov/22/childprot...
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Manifestor_of_Light Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 12:49 AM
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1. In group homes for the retarded we have state-sanctioned rape, in Texas.
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avaistheone1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 12:55 AM
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3. What?
:wow:
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Manifestor_of_Light Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 02:04 AM
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6. Yes.
A friend of mine has a grown autistic daughter. Said she went to a group home to check it out. When they drove up the car was swarmed by men who were patients. The administrator told them the girl would be fine, because they would put her on birth control pills. They don't separate the sexes. The administrator was assuming that the girls would be raped, but would not get pregnant.

The woman stormed out with her daughter, needless to say.

:wtf:


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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 05:28 AM
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8. Yep, if they're of similar age it don't count. Goes for boys, too. Privatized hellholes.
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 12:51 AM
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2. Recommend
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midnight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 01:07 AM
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4. Private jails run for profit are the hallmark of ALEC.
Edited on Tue Nov-22-11 01:07 AM by midnight
Too many of our prisons for profit are abusing the rights of those unfortunate to find their way there...
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 01:51 AM
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5. Kick
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dipsydoodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 04:23 AM
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7. Original from April 2011 here
Edited on Tue Nov-22-11 04:23 AM by dipsydoodle
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