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The Justice Department announced today that it will cease using private, for-profit prisons.

The department cited the fact that they are less safe and effective at providing correctional services as part of the reason why the decision was made to move away from them. The decision was announced by Deputy Attorney Sally Yates earlier today in a memo. Officials are instructed to not renew contracts for private prisons in the document. Read more by clicking here: http://www.vladtv.com/article/219700/obama-announces-an-end-to-private-for-profit-prisons