Take Two for August 20, 2013

Judge OKs force-feeding of hunger striking inmates in California

Pelican Bay State Prison.

Singeli Agnew/The Center for Investigative Reporting

Pelican Bay State Prison.

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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