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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

US prison population is FALLING! Yes, this is news!

The number of Americans living under the correctional system fell to 1.6 million in 2010, according to recent government data. And yes, this is DOWN from 2009!

Check out the story on NPR:

http://www.npr.org/2012/01/09/144904613/prison-population-sees-1st-drop-in-almost-40-years

Why is this news?

Because it NEVER happens in the US. In the US, imprisonment just goes up!

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