‘Don’t Release Low-Risk Prisoners. We Need Them to Fight Fires.’
Updated: Nov 17, 2020
1 in 4 of California’s frontline firefighters are incarcerated and face a much greater risk of injury and death. Kamala Harris as Attorney General said the state shouldn’t release low-risk prisoners because there aren’t firefighters. BT speaks with Paul Wright, editor-in-chief of Prison Legal News, about how the state is using “prison slave labor” to save $90 million annually.