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The State of Arizona, seeking to close a $2 billion budget gap, is planning to open bidding on all but one of its prison facilities.
Included in the offerings to private firms is an opportunity to manage the captivity of those condemned to die: a move that, for the first time ever, would put a U.S. state's death row in corporate hands, according to The New York Times.
Originally posted by Janky Red
reply to post by whaaa
If thats not the greasy evil conjured up by the "free market" -
Originally posted by djvexd
There has to be somesort of illegality about this. A private company executing wards of the state? Sounds like murder to me. And for the record I am pro-death penalty.