Black People : Restricted Reading: South Carolina Jail Bans All Books Except for the Bible

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  1. RAPTOR

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    By: ALEXANDRA SILVER

    If you're a criminal who likes to read — and/or religious, but not Christian —
    then the last place you want to be jailed in is Moncks Corner, South Carolina.
    According to legal complaints, the only book, good or otherwise, that inmates
    at the Berkeley County Detention Center can readily get their hands on is the
    Bible. Granted, it's a bestseller, and there's a lot in those pages to keep one
    occupied and even entertained — mind-bending seven-day creation of the
    universe, violence, sex, walking on water, resurrection, etc. — but
    sometimes you just want to read an Agatha Christie mystery. Or, if you're
    Jewish, the Torah, in a copy without the extra testament. Of particular
    interest to prisoners just might be reading material on prisoners' rights.


    Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/04/14...all-books-except-for-the-bible/#ixzz1KCjS6Acj
     
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    .......Wow, this is really funny to me...thanks Raptor; talking about imprisonment:).

     
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