WATCH: Would Putting Me in Prison Serve the Common Good? | Sojourners

WATCH: Would Putting Me in Prison Serve the Common Good?

The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world — about 1.6 million people in 2010. Mass incarceration in our country is a problem, one that too often serves to line the pockets of for-profit prisons while tearing families apart and targeting people of color disproportionately. 

Beyond Bars — a project to curb mass incarceration in the U.S. — produced the following video that puts faces to that problem. Watch the moving video below, and ask yourself the question: would putting them in prison serve the common good?

This video is Part 3 of our Common Good Video Series. To see the first two and to join the discussion, visit The Common Good Forum

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