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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Bans on Prisoner Ads Asking For Pen Pals Under Fire

Florida, like several other states, prohibits prisoners from creating and posting ads for penpals on the website www.writeaprisoner.com. The states say that such ads may contribute to fraud and abuse. But lawsuits filed by various groups including the ACLU are challenging such restrictions. Read more here in an AP story.

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