The U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday that it would be opening an investigation into the conditions of Georgia prisons, which have come under scrutiny in recent years following some startling death numbers and allegations of sub-par health and safety standards.  Prisons aren’t supposed to be nice places – but following a major riot at Ware State Prison, skyrocketing suicide rates (tripling since 2017), and hundreds of COVID-related deaths, the feds are heeding the calls of critics.  The state’s three U.S. Attorneys have said they will support the investigation, which has the State Dept. of Corrections DRIFTING…

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