Obama’s 2014 Budget Confirms Plans for “ADX Thomson,” New Federal Supermax Prison

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April 13, 2013 | Jean Casella and James Ridgeway | Solitary Watch

Thomson-CC-1The Obama Administration’s 2014 budget request for the Department of Justice, released this week, confirms that the federal government will open a second ultra-secure supermax prison within the next two years. The new prison will be an “Administrative Maximum U.S. Penitentiary.” Administrative Maximum is a security classification currently held only by the notorious ADX Florence in Colorado, where some 400 individuals are held in isolation and sensory deprivation so extreme that it has been challenged in a series of lawsuits and widely denounced as torture.

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One thought on “Obama’s 2014 Budget Confirms Plans for “ADX Thomson,” New Federal Supermax Prison

  1. endsolitary says:

    Thanks for the reblog!

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