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Starving inmates?

Lawsuit: Montgomery County Jail fails to give detainees enough food

July 30, 2014

FULTONVILLE — A class-action lawsuit against Montgomery County officials claims the county jail gives inmates food “comparable with what concentration camp prisoners received during World War II....

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Jul-31-14 9:06 AM

You're absolutely right getreal, that was as absurd as the other statement about fighting over food, malnourishment, symptoms of scurvy..scurvy, yeah right..British Sailors were called 'limeys' for a reason so if these convicts are put on a diet of limes will they shut up? If anything, jail fights are mostly gang-related, thugs are thugs in or out of the pokey. Keep complaining convicts...instead of Vitamin-C you might get 'Arpaio'd'. It would serve you right.

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Jul-31-14 6:32 AM

OMG....The nerve to even compare them with concentration camp prisoners...people in concentration camps where not criminals!!!

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Jul-30-14 9:14 PM

What a crock! I use to teach classes at both Fulton and Montgomery Correctional Facilities. This story couldn't be any farther from the truth. If anything, the inmates gain weight while they are incarcerated. Fulton has food in their commisaries and most of it is junk food. If the inmates have any money in their accounts, this is what they usually buy! Again, what a crock!

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Jul-30-14 5:10 PM

Somebody needs to tell these convicts that they are in the Montgomery County Jail, not Gitmo.

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Jul-30-14 3:41 PM

How many calories does it take to sit in jail?

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Jul-30-14 2:02 PM

They do seem to be strong enough to complain. merchant has hit it dead on, if you aren't willing to serve the time and give up your freedom to do as you please, don't do the crime!

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Jul-30-14 11:50 AM

moral of the story.. if you want to eat well, overeat, drink soft drinks & maintain what is likely an overweight lifestyle... DO NOT BREAK THE LAW AND GET PUT IN JAIL!! sorry the heart is not phased nor is the moral conscience.

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