Kind of makes you feel all warm and fuzzy don't it
States May Free Inmates to Save Millions :: WRAL.com
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States May Free Inmates to Save Millions
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Lawmakers from California to Kentucky are trying to save money with a drastic and potentially dangerous budget-cutting proposal: releasing tens of thousands of convicts from prison, including drug addicts, thieves and even violent criminals.
Officials acknowledge that the idea carries risks, but they say they have no choice because of huge budget gaps brought on by the slumping economy.