@kropot Because it's a crime to make prisoners a little more self sustaining?

Inmate average cost: $31,000 (goes up to $60,000 per inmate in some states)

Now on top of that let's hire thousands of people costing another $31,000 each to do the "chores" that these inmates are doing.

If the prisons were selling merchandise made by the inmates to the public, that would be a different story but as far as I know, there's no "production" aside from inmate "programs" like the firefighter one in cali

@kropot I'd still rather not invest more money than necessary on individuals who do not obey the laws of the land.

That being said, I think it's rather the laws of the land that need to be reformed than the money that these individuals are paid.

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