Tag: prison

Last Meal Death Row Request That Will Surprise You

Endless soup and salad buffet, which I would eat very slowly until the governor called with my pardon. But I don’t think one can do that. Most states with the death penalty place regulations on last meals. Many do not offer outside food — the order is cooked by the prison chef out of prison Read More

Trump Says Los Angeles-Founded MS-13 Gang Has ‘Literally Taken Over’ U.S. Cities

Trump Says Los Angeles-Founded MS-13 Gang Has ‘Literally Taken Over’ U.S. Cities

President Donald Trump on Thursday made a sweeping assertion that the MS-13 gang has “literally taken over” US cities — but his remarks about the violent street gang contained a number of misstatements or claims that were impossible to back up with evidence. MS-13 has been a frequent talking point of the Trump administration as Read More

Pimped Out Prison in the Philippines

On the island of Cebu in the Philippines, there are two jails. One is a third-world nightmare hell on earth full of happy, relaxed people. The other is a thoroughly modern facility where all the inmates are hateful, twitchy, and basically traumatized. Bagong Buhay Rehabilitation Center is a 30-year-old prison designed to house about 250 Read More