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COLUMN: Vaughn Rebellion and the Case Against Prisons
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COLUMN: Vaughn Rebellion and the Case Against Prisons

By Juan McFarland, Contributing Writer Posted 5:30 PM EST, Sat., Feb. 11, 2017 On Feb. 1, prisoners at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware organized an uprising, leaving one correctional officer dead and another vaguely injured. It was the 152nd anniversary of the 13th Amendment, which legalizes slavery as a punishment for crime….