Wednesday, April 23, 2008
...and in a country which imprisons more people per capita than anyone else in the world...
...that wouldn't be hard...
Or for that matter, just get arrested for peacefully protesting the illegal invasion of Iraq whilst on Federal government property.
Squat on federal land...
There have to be thousands of things that people do every day that violate federal laws.
(Smoke pot on the local post office steps...)
“For some groups, the incarceration numbers are especially startling,” the report said. “While one in 30 men between the ages of 20 and 34 is behind bars, for black males in that age group the figure is one in nine.”
The racial disparity for women also is stark. One of every 355 white women aged 35 to 39 is behind bars, compared with one of every 100 black women in that age group. (Elaboration on this and more if you click the picture or link above)
Read: Feds to collect DNA from every person they arrest - AP via Y! News