COVID-19: Cruel & Very Usual American Punishment

Throughout April and early May, inmates began to receive word that they may not be going home after all, even after some families had received a date to come to the prison to pick up their loved one up.

Then the BOP changed its mind again and kept many inmates in those higher security prisons for over 40 days, waiting to complete the paperwork that would release them.

Finally, after restricting these men and women in high security cells for over a month, some went home but many were returned to the prison camp.