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Pay Imprisoned People a Minimum Wage. End Legalized Slavery


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Freya
- 39 days ago - dailykos.com
Across the country, imprisoned people earn as little as $0.09 an hour for mandated labor. In some states, like Texas, Georgia, and Arkansas, it's legal to not pay them anything.



   

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G Mackisey (0)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 2:40 pm
It is hard to believe how we treat people. And how much do the prisons make from these prisoners??
 

Victoria P (109)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 3:29 pm
Signed with thanks Freya ~♥~
 

Animae C (508)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 3:43 pm
Thank you for taking action.
21,071 Signatures Collected
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TY Freya
 

Harry Knapp (0)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 4:19 pm
When you give them a raise, if you are that stupid, please deduct for rom and boards and medical care.
 

Sue H (7)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 6:10 pm
Noted and signed, thanks.
 

Allen O (197)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 7:46 pm
Thanks Freya - Signed and noted
 

Colleen L (3)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 8:22 pm
Thank you for taking action.
25,736 Signatures Collected
Thanks Freya
 

S J (124)
Friday February 15, 2019, 7:46 am
Meows Freya meoww
 

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Friday February 15, 2019, 7:32 pm
Petition signed. Thank you
 

Raleighaway k (359)
Friday February 15, 2019, 10:24 pm
signed ty
 

Winn Adams (179)
Saturday February 16, 2019, 10:55 am
Signed
 

Christeen A (302)
Saturday February 16, 2019, 12:24 pm
You have got to be kidding me................
 

SylvieBusy A (190)
Sunday February 17, 2019, 4:42 am
Noted and signed.
Thank you for sharing.
 

Joanna M (139)
Wednesday February 20, 2019, 9:51 am
Sorry, I can't agree...they have NO expenses, because taxpayers give them food, shelter, clothing, medical and even free college. Have we forgotten they're supposed to be being punished?? Perhaps if conditions were more harsh it would be a better deterrent than it currently is.
 

Joanna M (139)
Wednesday February 20, 2019, 9:52 am
On second thoughts, we can give them minimum wage...then have them pay for their own food, clothing and other daily needs. That would be fair.
 
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