Churches Prepare to Mentor Ohio Inmates

Hundreds of law-abiding Ohioans say they’re ready to go to prison next month. It’s part of a week-long campaign with churches and volunteers vowing to mentor inmates, so they’re less likely to return to a life of crime, after they’re freed.

“Operation Starting Line” plans 86 events in 42 different adult and juvenile prisons in an effort to reduce recidivism. But, The American Civil Liberties Union questions the program.

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