2 inmates in Mississippi prison die from"'blunt force" beatings

Source: NBC News - View Original Article
Published: Jan 22, 2020
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100% Conservative


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Policies:

War on Drugs
Travel Ban
Gun Control
War on Terrorism
Affirmative Action

Sentiments

72% "One of this week's victims was identified as Timothy Hudspeth, who was serving a 10-year sentence for possession of a firearm by a felon.""
64% "The Mississippi Department of Corrections did not immediately provide details into the latest deaths, but tweeted that they stemmed from an isolated incident, and ..."
57% "The safety of staff and prisoners at Parchman is our immediate priority, and we are working hard to restore and maintain order, interim Commissioner ..."
-53% "Mississippi State Penitentiary, the state's only maximum-security prison for men and home to more than 3,500 inmate beds, has been the focus of attention ..."


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72% : Traffic moves past the front of the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss., on May 19, 2010.Rogelio V. Solis / AP file
72% : One of this week's victims was identified as Timothy Hudspeth, who was serving a 10-year sentence for possession of a firearm by a felon.
64% : The Mississippi Department of Corrections did not immediately provide details into the latest deaths, but tweeted that they stemmed from an "isolated incident," and not part of the recent wave of retaliatory, gang-related killings.
57% : "The safety of staff and prisoners at Parchman is our immediate priority, and we are working hard to restore and maintain order," interim Commissioner Tommy Taylor said in a statement, adding, "The environment that makes such violence possible must be addressed quickly, and we are committed to making changes to do so."
47% : Mississippi State Penitentiary, the state's only maximum-security prison for men and home to more than 3,500 inmate beds, has been the focus of attention given its history of inmate abuses, racial segregation and corruption.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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