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Door from demolished Debtor's Prison. This debtor's prison door stood in High Street, Birmingham. Note the bars through which charitable passers-by dropped coins to the inmates. Unlike the main prison, there was alot more sympathy towards the inmates in the debtor's prison, as many in business could be at risk of ending up there if their business dealings did not go well. The Debtor's Prison was tucked down an alley on Birmingham's High Street, inside the Court of Requests building.

Assemblage Inspiration : Door from demolished Debtor's Prison. This debtor's prison door stood in High Street, Birmingham. Note the bars through which charitable passers-by dropped coins to the inmates.

War on the Poor: Jeff Sessions Rescinds Legal Doc That Ended Debtors’ Prisons – TheWatchTowers.org https://thewatchtowers.org/war-on-the-poor-jeff-sessions-rescinds-legal-doc-that-ended-debtors-prisons/

War on the Poor: Jeff Sessions Rescinds Legal Doc That Ended Debtors’ Prisons - The Fringe News

Debtors Prisons In The US Are Rapidly Filling With People Who Can’t Pay Bills  I thought everyone just went bankrupt; did not know we had a debtor's prison.  Why did we bail out big car companies and banks then?

Debtors Prisons In The US Are Rapidly Filling With People Who Can’t Pay Bills I thought everyone just went bankrupt; did not know we had a debtor's prison. Why did we bail out big car companies and banks then?

The history & US return to prisoning the poor for inability or non-payment of back taxes, fines & confinement costs, child support, garnishments, confiscations, (& now the $3trillion US education loans?) - as well as fees tacked on by private collection agencies - w/ origins in Europe's austerity by the rich & debtor prisons for the poor. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debtors'_prison http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-history-of-americas-debtors-prisons-the-shackles-return/5411258

The U.S. Is Locking People Up For Being Poor

Specter of Debtors’ Prisons Looms Over Americans Who Just Can’t Pay: “You Can’t Squeeze Blood From a Turnip” - A special report highlights the growing disparity in America, and the issues many are having in keeping up with payments, which can even lead to incarceration for failure to pay – in spite of constitutional protections.Thanks in part to the growing trend of private collection agencies – including those who service fines and penalties assessed by government agencies...

Activist Post: Specter of Debtors’ Prisons Looms Over Americans Who Just Can’t Pay

Irish Debtors Prisons in Dublin Ireland 1800's were men, women and children suffered

Conditions in Debtors Prisons in Ireland

Irish Debtors Prisons in Dublin Ireland were men, women and children suffered

Return of the debtors’ prison? Many jailed for inability to pay fines     Special correspondent John Carlos Frey takes an in-depth look at what some are calling the return of the debtors' prison. Continue reading →

Return of the debtors' prison? Many jailed for inability to pay fines

Cities across the country are increasingly turning to what are known as private probation companies to collect unpaid fines. But are indigent people ending u.

["ACLU Sues Benton County, Wash., For Operating 'Modern-Day Debtors Prison'"] ["The lawsuit would protect people like Jayne Fuentes — who can't afford to pay mounting court fines and fees — from being sent back to jail if they are homeless, unemployed or just out of prison."]

ACLU Sues Benton County, Wash., For Operating 'Modern-Day Debtors Prison'

Jayne Fuentes is one of three plaintiffs in a lawsuit accusing Benton County of having "modern-day debtors' prisons.

The Shackles Return: Why Debtors’ Prisons Are Making An American Comeback - http://www.world-exposed.com/shackles-return-debtors-prisons-making-american-comeback/

The Shackles Return: Why Debtors’ Prisons Are Making An American Comeback - World Exposed

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Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand for Debtors’ Prisons: despite the fact that the U.S. two centuries ago formally outlawed jailing people simply because they have unpaid debts.

Debtors prisons thrive: ‘People to serve jail time as a result of their debt’

Fergusons debtors prisons devastated its black community. The attorney general wants to keep it that way. by CHIRAAG BAINS - Source: The New York Times #viralnewsportal #viral #trending

Ferguson’s so-called debtors’ prisons devastated its black community. The attorney general wants to keep it that way.

Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand for Debtors’ Prisons

Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand for Debtors’ Prisons

English Historical Fiction Authors: Marshalsea Debtors’ Prison

Marshalsea Debtors’ Prison: Captain Charles Clerke was put in this prison for debts incurred by his brother. He later rejoined Captain Cook for his third voyage to try and find the Northwest passage.