SC Prisoners

*Wow, something seems awry here.

Prisoners are generally sent to solitary confinement for serious offenses like rape, murder, or taking a hostage. It’s not unusual to hear that someone is locked up in that cold, dark, but mostly lonely place for months at a time. But to send people to solitary for accessing Facebook – well, that’s a new one.

But nevertheless, South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) is sending a message and setting a precedent by making “Creating and/or Assisting With A Social Networking Site” a Level 1 offense, a category usually reserved for the most violent violations of prison conduct policies.

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