Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Prisons for Profit
Is it ethical to incarcerate people in order to make money? Details
Program: Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Episode: Prisons for Profit
"In Louisiana, you’ve got all these prison entrepreneurs who are mostly local sheriffs who have built these prisons, and the prisons function just like hotels. They get a payment per person per day, and if they don’t keep the beds full they’re going to lose money," says reporter Cindy Chang.
Premiere Date: 01/11/2013
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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