Ex-NY Inmate’s Group Seeks Release Of Old Prisoners

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New York's prison population has aged rapidly in the last 15 years. Even as the number of people locked up fell by 23 percent, those 50 or older ballooned nearly 85 percent, reaching 9,200, reports Truth-Out.org. This echoes a national trend of the elderly being the fastest growing part of the prison population. By 2030, they will . . .

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