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Old 05-31-2011, 02:29 PM  
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Dontcha just love the ACLU?

The American Civil Liberties Union is pushing for porn at a detention center in Moncks Corner, South Carolina.


The move came after reports surfaced that the facility only allowed inmates to read the Bible. But prison officials said that isn't true and inmates have a wide variety of reading material at their disposal.

The ACLU said it wants prisoners to be able to read and view pornography. Lawyers for the jail said that just won't happen.

"If they don't like the wording in some of our policies, we'll be happy to try and create better wording for them. But, there are certain issues that we're just not going to be able to bend on," said Sandra J. Senn, an attorney for the Hill-Finklea Detention Center in Berkeley County.

Officials believe porn will lead to more assaults and create a hostile environment.

A preliminary hearing on the matter is set to take place next month
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Old 05-31-2011, 05:18 PM  
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Being convicted felons they give up certain rights. Like the right to vote, carry a weapon and look at porn in prison.
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Old 05-31-2011, 07:45 PM  
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I support the ACLU even though I don't always agree with them, such as this case, but they still are defenders of our civil liberties which is a good thing.
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:48 PM  
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I don't get porn at home, why should law breaking scum get it in jail.
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Absolutely stupid. next thing you know, criminals will be rewarded for committing crimes if the ACLU get their way.
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Old 06-01-2011, 12:04 AM  
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I don't get porn at home, why should law breaking scum get it in jail.
If you're married, then you're in jail too!
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Old 06-01-2011, 11:00 AM  
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What's stopping you?
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Old 06-06-2011, 09:29 AM  
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parts of the bible would be classified as pornographic if they were not part of the bible......not too mention the amount of violence in there......not something we should be teaching prisoners...

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yeah, you have the internet, it's only a second away........
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Old 06-09-2011, 05:33 PM  
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The American Civil Liberties Union is pushing for porn at a detention center in Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

Officials believe porn will lead to more assaults and create a hostile environment.

A preliminary hearing on the matter is set to take place next month

First, the ACLU has no interest in porn in prisons or in Weiner's briefcase. They only protect freedoms we already have. I dearly wish they would permit me to torture Fred Phelps till he cried like a baby but they don't like Phelps any better than I do. Nor do I agree with Naziboy parades and many other things they regularly defend.

Officials believe porn will lead to more assaults and create a hostile environment

Prison is already the most dangerous place you could be outside a TEPCO nuclear facility. I doubt porn would make it worse and as an outlet it might quell a bit of the testosterone.

Usually when the ACLU gets mentioned it's about something silly like this and I doubt the average American could even explain why they defend the rights of idiots but if they did not we would surely lose freedoms.

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