character education

The purpose of prisons in a free society is to ____________________ .

teach moral principles

restrain those who cannot restrain themselves

warehouse nonconformists

B?

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  1. B is the best answer. Usually, it is to punish wrong-doers, as well as restrain them so they won't commit more crimes.

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  2. thank you.

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