Friday, September 07, 2012
PRISON FOR WOMEN IN KANSAS IS AN OUTRAGE
It is Prison Friday here at Scission and I thought I couldn't really just ignore a prisoner abuse story that is so close to home.
I live in Kansas City, Missouri. I guess Topeka, Kansas is about sixty or so miles off to the west. Topeka is the home of the Kansas prison for women and has long been the subject of some nasty charges. A few years back the Topeka Capital Journal did a pretty good expose on what was happening there. Of course, following the newspaper report there were investigations and all that. The new ultra conservative governor, Sam Brownback, assured everyone all was well.
Seems he got that wrong.
Seems heads should roll.
Seems they won't.
Seems there ought to be lots of names added to the sex offender list.
Seems like no one much cares all that much.
Seems a shame.
The following articles are both from the Topeka Capital Journal. The first is from yesterday, and the second is from 2009.