Saturday, August 27, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg Says Inmates Will Stay On Rikers Island-No Evacuation Orders

With Hurricane Irene heading up Interstate 95, preparations are being made and precautions are being taken. However, there's always one group of people that sometimes are the forgotten ones. As a society we have a duty to service this society with our talents and some people choose not to. So those of this society that are place in prisons (rightfully or wrongfully, that is not the argument here) are DEPENDENT on the same society who placed them there, to PROTECT them. Evacuations orders were made in various NYC areas for the first time in years, but the one place that is in harm's way was not given any evacuation orders, Rikers Island. Read about it (here).

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