17%
Yes
83%
No
11%
Yes
75%
No
5%
Yes, but they should be strictly regulated to prevent mismanagement and corruption
7%
No, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit
0%
Yes, but eliminate contractual occupancy quotas

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Other Popular Answers

Unique answers from Ireland users whose views extended beyond the provided choices.

 @9DQHHGManswered…9mos9MO

No but make prisons more for labour and assisting first time offenders to get educations and jobs

 @9DCQ9BJanswered…9mos9MO

 @9FJSRGYanswered…8mos8MO

Private companies may have another moral standpoint on how to treat the convict, hence why they shouldnt have such authority

 @96JRFMRanswered…2yrs2Y

 @95VB36Zanswered…2yrs2Y

Yes if they do not do it for profit but instead to create an environment to get as many people rehabilitated as possible

 @beauchurleyanswered…2yrs2Y

No, never, this is part of why the US has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world.