Prison

Sanders Criminal Justice Adviser Caught Plotting Violent Jailbreak

Police say radical activist stole prison blueprints, stashed guns and ammo in facility

A former adviser on criminal justice issues to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) was allegedly plotting a violent prison escape, stashing guns and ammunition inside a soon-to-be-opened prison, authorities revealed this week.

AOC Wants to Abolish Prisons

Squad-member: We need a 'real conversation about … prison abolition'

Congressional firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) said that America needs to have a "real conversation" about "prison abolition" on Monday morning.

Warren Invested in Private Prisons

2020 Dem has pledged to ban private prisons

Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren wants to ban all private prisons because "no one should make a profit locking people up," but the senator has financially benefited from private prison companies.

Bernie Plans Jailbreak

Sanders releases criminal justice plan to put pressure on cops, mass-release prisoners

If elected president, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) plans to free more than a million people from America's prisons, according to a campaign plan released Sunday.