Examining Youth Prison Guard Testimony

When the Joint Finance Committee went to Rhinelander to hear public testimony, extended special invitations to guards who abuse children at the Lincoln Hills / Copper Lake youth prisons. Here’s a video of their testimony, with some reactions and responses from regular people who don’t abuse children and try to justify it.

JFC Budget Testimony Highlights

We sifted through three long days of back-to-back two minute testimonies to pull out some highlight reels, which we’ll be sharing here. We also posted some testimonies to our instagram as they were happening, so follow us there to get more stuff.

First up, two minutes of fiery testimony given to the first hearing at UW-Whitewater.

Next, a longer video of people who spoke about decarceration and prisoner advocacy at the 3rd hearing at UW- Stout in Menomonie, WI. Continue reading “JFC Budget Testimony Highlights”