Punish the Guilty But Not Their Families Too

Punish the Guilty But Not Their Families Too

  Courtesy: publik15 – flickr.com   In 2003, US Supreme Court justices struggled with the question of whether inmates have a constitutional right to visits with friends and family. The state of Michigan had imposed stricter visitation policies to ‘better protect visitors and to stop the smuggling of drugs and weapons’. The restrictions applied to [...]

Show Mercy to Those You Are Keeping Behind Iron Bars

Show Mercy to Those You Are Keeping Behind Iron Bars

  Until a new world order emerges – which will surely emerge if there is a good God somewhere in the universe waiting to usher it on earth – there will always be criminals in every society, and there will always be prisons to contain crime and restrain the criminals. The alarming truth is that, [...]