Private Prisons Over the years, the number of prisoners has increased in the United States calling for more prisons to accommodate the prisoners. Due to this increase, the state found it beneficial for the establishment of for-profit prison companies which own private prisons what will help to lock more prisoners due to the great numbers. A private prison also known as for profit prison is a penitentiary or jail where inmates are confined by a third party that has been contracted by the state.
Private Prisons: A Poor Choice for the United States The United States currently houses over 2.4 million prisoners – more than any other country in the world. Since caring for each of these inmates costs between $20,000 and $50,000 per year, it is not a shock that the government is looking for ways to cut costs. However, the use of private prisons is not the solution to America’s problem. For-profit prisons may appear to save funds, but studies have found that they actually cost the taxpayers more
that the NSA could be or is looking into their daily life and tracking wherever they go to. In reality you are most likely not being watched by the NSA at all in your lifetime even though it might seem a bit overbearing. Another argument towards the pro side of NSA surveillance is that it helps stop and prevent terrorist attacks. This helps to keep the citizens of America safe and out of harms way. The NSA has stopped a total of fifty-six terrorist attacks that were in the planning or were about to
Ginger Stepp English Comp 26 October 2017 Topic: Dying of the death penalty Thesis statement: The death penalty is slowly dying in many countries due to certain criteria. Annotated Bibliography Banks, Gabrielle. "Women Are More Often Spared the Death Penalty." Ethics of Capital Punishment (2011): n.pag. Gale Opposing Viewpoints. Web. 15 Oct 2012. This article deals with women and the death penalty. It discusses the fact of the incredibly low number of women that are sentenced to the death