22%
Yes
78%
No
13%
Yes
69%
No
8%
Yes, but they should be strictly regulated to prevent mismanagement and corruption
9%
No, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit
2%
Yes, but eliminate contractual occupancy quotas

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Other Popular Answers

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 @8D7X8VB from Pennsylvania answered…4yrs4Y

No, private companies want to grow and they grow with more inmates. A viscous cycle that private companies will take advantage of for their gain ... not what is morally right.

 @8MNR3M5 from Indiana answered…4yrs4Y

 @8JCJLFZ from Texas answered…4yrs4Y

Regardless, funding should be given based on how well prisons rehabilitate convicts.

 @7PTCG38 from Wisconsin answered…1yr1Y

No, private prisons will emphasize contractual occupancy quotas and profit over all other factors