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Judge OKs force-feeding of hunger striking inmates in California

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Pelican Bay State Prison. Singeli Agnew/The Center for Investigative Reporting

Prison officials now have the legal authority to use force feeding to keep hunger strikers alive, but critics say doing so would violate both medical ethics and international law.

For more on this, we're joined once again by Paige St. John of the L.A. Times. 

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