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jessehimself:

Pennsylvania Judge Sentenced For 28 Years For Selling Kids to the Prison System

Mark Ciavarella Jr, a 61-year old former judge in Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for literally selling young juveniles for cash. He was convicted of accepting money in exchange for incarcerating thousands of adults and children into a prison facility owned by a developer who was paying him under the table. The kickbacks amounted to more than $1 million.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has overturned some 4,000 convictions issued by him between 2003 and 2008, claiming he violated the constitutional rights of the juveniles – including the right to legal counsel and the right to intelligently enter a plea. Some of the juveniles he sentenced were as young as 10-years old.

Ciavarella was convicted of 12 counts, including racketeering, money laundering, mail fraud and tax evasion. He was also ordered to repay $1.2 million in restitution.

His “kids for cash” program has revealed that corruption is indeed within the prison system, mostly driven by the growth in private prisons seeking profits by any means necessary.

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Why might this not be a HUGE national story and his name not household? I’ll give you one guess what color those kids were.

Racism is institutionalized & systemic. This is what black people face, this is the reality.  

(Source: thefreelioness)

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loki-has-a-tardis:

This is honestly the best poster I have found in a while supporting breast cancer awareness. I am honestly so sick of seeing, “set the tatas free” and “save the boobies”. There is no reason in hell a life threatening, life ruining disease should be sexualized. “Don’t wear a bra day,” go fuck yourselves. You’re not saving a pair of tits, you’re saving the entire package: mind, body, and soul included. Women are not just a pair of breasts.

Also it ignores the people who do not identify as women who get breast cancer

girlsbydaylight:

HOLY SHIT, LOOK AT THOSE GIRLS GO

THEY DISTRACTED HIM SO THAT USAGI COULD GET IN PLACE AND DROP A MOON HEALING ESCALATION ON HIM

LOOK AT THE TEAMWORK THAT THEY JUST NATURALLY SLIDE INTO

THEY’VE ONLY KNOWN EACH OTHER A SHORT TIME AND YET THEY ARE PERFECT TOGETHER

LADIES SUPPORTING EACH OTHER THROUGH TEAMWORK IS LIKE FUCKING CATNIP TO ME AND I AM JUST THOROUGHLY ENJOYING HOW FUCKING GREAT THAT WAS

(YES THIS DESERVES A BUNCH OF SCREAMING CAPS, I DON’T FUCKING CARE, LOOK HOW AWESOME MY DARLINGS ARE TOGETHER!)

girlsbydaylight:

Okay, I know they’re worried about Usagi falling and all that, but set that aside for a moment and instead focus on how,  yeah, it looks like that is definitely Makoto’s levitation that’s going on there.

AND.

LOOK AT THOSE POSES.

I THINK MAKOTO IS HOLDING REI’S HAND?  WHO IS HOLDING AMI’S HAND SO THEY’LL ALL FLOAT INSIDE THE BUBBLE, MEANWHILE, MAKOTO STILL HAS MINAKO AROUND THE WAIST

Oh, my god, that is so amazing for me, MAKOTO IS THE BEST, this just makes me want to ship ALL THE THINGS FOREVER.

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