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California is set to ban private prisons and detention centers

California is set to ban private prisons and detention centers

California is set to ban the use of for-profit, private detention facilities, including those under contract to the federal government to hold immigrants awaiting deportation hearings. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill to the effect on Friday and said the measure helps fulfill a promise he made to end private prison use.

Miles O'Brien
Miles O'Brien
Jus Saying
Jus Saying 1 year

Holy shit! California finely does something I agree with.

porcus 1 year

I fully support the abolition of private prisons - an abomination that should never have been. Private immigration detention centers are less problematic as they are only temporary; I have no problem with their existence.

IIZard 1 year

Fewer criminals means fewer viable private prisons. Stop importing criminals. It's that simple.

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 1 year

Private prisons... ok fine that's debatable at least but IMMIGRATION DETENTION CENTERS?! No wonder so many Californians outside of the Urban hell wants to split California into two different States! This is Fucking Bullocks!

npc8472 1 year

Holy hell...I'm seeing a policy i like come out of commifornia? Hell must have frozen over.

Phil Scott
Phil Scott 1 year

Are detention centres privately owned?

Paul Saxon
Paul Saxon 1 year

Thank God! Finally Cali' does something I can get behind and support 100%!

Marcus Rogers
Marcus Rogers 1 year

CA should just be walled off and made into escape from LA.

Rocky 1 year

The removal of private prisons without adequate places to keep the offenders will cause crime to rise even higher in an already crime ridden cesspool. Let's let all the criminals out of jail tomorrow! Why punish anyone? This is a back and forth pendulum, cyclical. Crime rises and the right gets tough on it and crime goes down. The left gets angry that so many are in jail and lightens sentencing and let's criminals out of jail and the public suffers. Then they vote the right back in. Just keep laws strict and crime low. There is no need to feel companionate for criminals that made bad choices. Let them serve their time and hopefully learn that we will not accept that behavior and the punishments are real and inflexible.

Meatjelly 1 year

wait wait wait. Government seizes prison infrastructure framed as "private" prisons and it's a good thing?

yuckycrumpet 1 year


Blaeingr 1 year

... because the government of California is known for its ability to manage... this should work out wonderfully.

Sir_Kutz 1 year

That’s actually a super awesome thing. Now here’s hoping the state is up to the task.

WWG1WGA 1 year

So more law abiding citizen can be robbed raped and murdered makes perfect sense.

Michael Tatom
Michael Tatom 1 year

They must’ve been effective. California wouldn’t ban them otherwise.

John Keller
John Keller 1 year

I think this is a good idea. prisons are not meant to be run for profit.

Adam 1 year

I think immigration detention centers are unfortunately necessary, but I'm fine if they aren't for profit. for now, we need to wait and see what happens

atlas shrugged
atlas shrugged 1 year

When all is said and done, will end up costing CA taxpayers more or less?

not the 1%
not the 1% 1 year

Kamala Harris must be pissed!! State can’t legislate for Federal prisons.... ummm aren’t they private? Isn’t that the point,,, lmfao—- the US mafia federal govt about to receive a smack down from a state... again

porcus 1 year


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