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

"A society should be judged not by how well it treats its outstanding citizens, but by how it treats its criminals."  Dostoyevsky   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 [...]