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Georgia Congressman David Scott Issues Statement on the Closure of the Irwin County Detention Center

Georgia Congressman David Scott Issues Statement on the Closure of the Irwin County Detention Center

Washington, DC – Georgia Congressman David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, on Thursday, May 20, 2021, issued the below statement following the announced closure of the Irwin County detention center as mandated by the Biden administration:

https://twitter.com/repdavidscott/status/1395464801598558209

Twitter @RepDavidScott:

“While we can never reverse the effects of the deep physical and psychological violence survivors experienced at the Irwin County detention center, the closure of the facility is one step closer toward wiping clean this stain on Georgia’s history. We must now seek justice for those whose lives were irreparably changed by this inhumane cruelty and full accountability for all those who contributed to it.”

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