Tara Culp-Ressler: 44 states and the District of Columbia have at least one jail that houses more people with mental illnesses than the largest state psychiatric hospital does.
The prison population in the United States is larger than any other country. The growth of our prison system is unmatched.
Jeanette Marantos: With prison costs and populations soaring and more than half of the incarcerated grappling with mental illness, addiction and/or infectious disease, it’s time for doctors to step up and advocate for prison health care reform, using the Affordable Care Act to make many of those reforms possible.
David Love: During times of strife, conflict and violence, we turn to the Delbert Tibbses of our world to lead us down a path towards justice and righteousness. They know that winning the war we are fighting will not come through guns or drones, but rather with the forcefulness of our ideas, and the strength of our convictions.