O'Malley repeats opposition to private prisons, corporate personhood

Arnie Alpert on November 04, 2015
On his way into the NH State House to file his candidacy papers, Martin O'Malley stated he is against for-profit incarceration and that corporations are not people.

Martin O'Malley was the first candidate to show up at the New Hampshire State House to file his official candidacy papers this morning.  As he was climbing the steps into the building, I asked him about the problem of "governing under the influence."

"I'm against private prisons, and I don't believe corporations are persons," O'Malley said.  He then proceeded up the stairs, into the State House, and to the office of the Secretary of State.   

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Arnie Alpert

Arnie Alpert

Arnie Alpert is co-director of the American Friends Service Committee’s New Hampshire Program, which he has led since 1981.  In that time he has been involved in movements for economic justice and affordable housing, civil and worker rights, peace and disarmament, abolition of the death penalty, and an end to racism and homophobia.