Are prisons necessary? Are prisons necessary?
Prisons are necessary unless we want to return to a system of corporal punishment or unless people all of a sudden become angels. With human nature being what it is, there will always be crime and something will have to be done to/with criminals. Prisons remain the only choice that is likely to be acceptable to...
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Yes, prisons are necessary. Imagine how this world would be without them, we would have dangerous criminals running around our children, sibiling, or people we care about without knowing what they might be teaching them or doing to them. Prison is a good place for people who have committed a crime to go to and hopefully have them realize how they're throwing their life away by doing things that gets them there.