Private Prisons are big industry in America. Think about that. In our nation, we no longer lead the world in manufacturing or scientific endeavors or education. But no country comes close to our incarceration levels.
Your tax dollars have been funding Private Corporations, such as Corrections Corporation of America, GEO Group Inc., and Management and Training Corporation. Those tax dollars have been making big profits for the stockholders in those corporations. And millions of families are destroyed by the policies that these corporations have lobbied for.
But that is about to change. Read about what the Obama administration just did to end this ugly cycle here: