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Distribution of answers submitted by Libertarians.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 26, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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In January 2016, President Obama issued a series of executive actions banning federal prisons from using solitary confinement to punish juveniles and prisoners who commit low level infractions. His orders also lowered the number of days an adult inmate could be subject to solitary confinement from 365 days to 60 days. A recent study found that prisoners who were subject to solitary confinement were 20-25% more likely to be repeat criminal offenders than prisoners who avoided it. See recent solitary confinement news
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Prisons should be abolished in favor of financial punishment, death, or banishment. 1 year ago from a Libertarian in El Dorado, KS
Imprisonment of juveniles is a questionable activity. This whole area should be re-thought. Effective rehabilitation measures should be sought and applied instead of incarceration for juveniles. 2 years ago from a Libertarian in Dunedin, FL
Yes solitary confinement should be banned altogether. 2 years ago from a Libertarian in Chantilly, VA
No, but it should be decided by a judge. 2 years ago from a Libertarian in Tony, WI
Governments ought to work towards the serious reduction of the federal prison system and implement a system of restitution. 2 years ago from a Libertarian in Bolinas, CA