In an article posted September 25th, michiganradio.org notes the terror and anxiety among prisoners caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
John J. Lennon was a prisoner at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York. John said that social distancing was impossible. He shared how making calls on prison phones meant being “chest to shoulders” with nearly two dozen inmates.
“You got CNN on in your cell TV in the background talking about hundreds of people dying. It’s like a torture chamber,” he said.