Quote of the Day 1/14/2014

We found that the Mabel Bassett facility uniquely stood out as a high-rate facility. There’s no question that what we’re observing here is a significant amount of physical force, pressure, and coercion are involved.

-Allen Beck, a statistician with the Bureau of Justice Statistics, on an Oklahoma women’s prison that had the highest rate of sexual abuse or rape in the nation for female institutions (Source: http://bit.ly/1fukwTX)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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