Tag: texas prisons

Correctional Officers Join Lawsuit Over Texas Prison Deaths Due to Extreme Heat

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/09/02/texas-prison-guards-union-to-reportedly-join-inmate-litigation-over-hot-state/

I’ve not been paying attention. Looks like getting the correctional officers behind the push to provide some cooling for Texas prisons might be the final straw to make it happen. Anybody have more updates on this news?

The Prison Museum in Huntsville, Texas

From the Editor:
No new post from Texas Magnum today, but I ran across this site:
www.txprisonmuseum.org

Isn’t that something, a Museum devoted to Texas Prisons, in Huntsville. You can even purchase an engraved paving stone and become a patron. The museum has a bookstore that has quite a variety of prison related reads, including “Meals To Die For“, a book about Death Row inmates’ last meal requests and the recipes.

I don’t know about you, but when and if I am in East Texas,  the Prison Museum will not be on my list of things to see. I have a feeling that hearing about it first hand from Texas Magnum is going to be more than enough prison lore to last me a lifetime.