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Congress Tried To Fight Prison Rape With This Legislation, But It's Far From Delivering On Its Promise

02/25/2015 12:34 pm ET | Updated Feb 25, 2015

Three years ago, the young man who would later be known as John Doe 1 shuffled into the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia, Michigan. The town of 11,000 residents, which sits in the remote center of the state, houses five prisons, and over the years, it has earned the nickname “I Own Ya.”

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