Prisons hold one in every 138 U.S. residents

Labor Storm Fact #400: The population of the nation’s prisons and jails has grown by about 900 inmates each week between mid-2003 and mid-2004 (Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics)

Labor Storm Fact #401: By June 30, 2004, the U.S. prison system held 2.1 million people, or  (Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics)

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Ira S Wolfe