Florida Starts Nation’s First “Faith-Based” Prison

Florida today will dedicate the nation’s first “faith-based” prison, the Christian Science Monitor says. The Lawtey institution, a medium-security facility in Raiford, Fla., will house inmates who choose to take part in rehabilitation run by volunteers from religious groups. Every year, Florida’s prisons release about 25,000 inmates. Roughly the same number arrive; of those who
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