Even as the pandemic rages in prisons, vaccines and masks are seen as “a sign of weakness”
Some who are civilly committed for addiction in Mass face abusive prison conditions. Still, some families say it’s better than the alternative
"When you talk about building new prisons, you are putting out the message that those of us that live in these communities that you are intending future generations to be in those beds”
Department in denial that officers smuggle in drugs. Prisoner advocates cry foul.
Mass respondents shed light on COVID atrocities in new national survey.
While whiny anti-maskers clutch their pearls over civil liberties and pandemic precautions, John Vasquez Diaz is sitting in Nashua Street Jail.
“The remedy is not working. Jail populations are actually higher now than the second week of April."
"People shouldn't have to worry that DOC is creating a list of everybody that participates in protests protected by the First Amendment."
Use of force reports from the Hampden County Correctional Center reveal disproportionate use of chemical force against prisoners with psychiatric disabilities
And suggested alternative scapegoats, like Tom Cruise.