View Poll Results: which is it?

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  • a right

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  • a privilege

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  • neither

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  • dunno

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Thread: Prison visitation

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    Re: Prison visitation

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    Re: Prison visitation

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    You lose many of your constitutional rights when you go to prison. I'd be all for visitation being a privilege that's earned through good behavior -- and suspended when prisoners become problems. Trying to keep prisoners sane, safe and relatively happy should be a goal of our prison system. (Maybe "happy" isn't the right word, but making them nuts doesn't make much sense either.)
    I'd venture to say that they already were nuts, which is why they ended up in prison in the first place.
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    Re: Prison visitation

    I certainly think it is a privilege for the inmate. But I could see the argument being made that it is a right for the family member on the outside.

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