Op-ed: Solitary confinement, says Angela Davis, is torture. Illinois has a chance to restrict its use.


Anthony Gay, shown March 9, 2020, was imprisoned after being involved in a fight and accused of stealing a hat and one dollar. He spent two decades in solitary. The Illinois legislature is considering a bill named after him that would forbid the Department of Corrections from holding an person in isolation for more than 10 days within a period of six months. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)

via chicagotribune.com

November 4, 2021 at 05:26PM

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