U.S. Prisions

Louisiana’s Shocking Prison System Shows Drug Use Gambling Alcohol Guns

Graphic video shown during a federal court hearing this week over Louisiana’s troubled Orleans Parish Prison system features inmates doing drugs, gambling, drinking alcohol, handling firearms and living in deplorable conditions.

The unbelievable video was reportedly captured in 2009 with a cell phone smuggled into the now-closed House of Detention in New Orleans. However, critics argue there are other jails with just as bad conditions.

In the video, one inmate injects what appears to be heroin while another shows off a pistol, ejecting four bullets from the chamber to display that it’s loaded. That’s right, prison inmates doing things that land you in prison — in prison. Continue Reading

Article Org: Theblaze.com