Posted on 04/04/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Advocates of prison-reading programs notched a win when the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections reversed its ban on book donations last year.
But now they need to take their fight across the country, over to the West Coast.
The department said it lacked enough staff to inspect donated books and make sure they didn’t contain contraband materials.
Books to Prisoners, of course, tweeted that it was prepared to challenge the ban.
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