The Importance Of Prison Food In Prison

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Also, prisoners get little care in prison (bad food, little health care, etc.) The food is really bad, but they have no choice but to eat it. Some get medical help, but most of the time not as fast as they need it. "How much of a security risk could a terminally ill, physically weak 65-year-old man really pose?" (Allison and Hattenstone 2013). Michael Tyrrell, 65, was sentenced to 29 years in prison for drug smuggling. He served 13 years because he passed away from throat cancer. Even when he was sick and barely capable to move, a prison guard was there and he was handcuffed and chained to the guard. Michael is one out of many prisoners who do not get the care and treatment they deserve. No matter how old you are or how sick you are, you get no sympathy in prison and you would not get the special treatment you need to survive. “A reasonable case can be made that jail food should be kind of gross, but what it shouldn’t be is rotten, maggot-infested, …show more content…
People say that generations of family all create a pattern of lifestyle. If their family comes from a bad background they are most likely to be bad too. This is more of an opinion not a fact, but people automatically judge someone based off their family. Dr. Stanton E. Samenow, a clinical psychologist, describes criminals as “victims of their parents” in his book, Inside the Criminal Mind. If your parent, or sibling goes to prison or has been in prison before, you are most likely to go to prison as well. If your brother is in the system for criminals, they have your name aside of it also just in case you may do illegal things too. What this argument overlooks is that not everyone follows the footsteps of their parents or older sibling. People can get influenced easily by not only family, but by everyone. Judging if someone has a spot ready in prison should not be based on the people who they are family

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