Is Slave Labor Still Legal In America?

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Across the US, prisoners are required to work for little to no pay and are punished if they refuse. Is prison labor comparable to slave labor?

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13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
“The 13th Amendment to the Constitution declared that ‘Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.’”
https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/13thamendment.html

The Atlantic: American Slavery, Reinvented
“The Thirteenth Amendment forbade slavery and involuntary servitude, ‘except as punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.’”
https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/09/prison-labor-in-america/406177/
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