“Bounce a Check? Go to Jail.”

More Reason:

The Dallas Observer published a feature this week on folks who inadvertently bounce a check, which isn’t illegal, and find themselves faced with threats of prosecution.

more (this is the Observer article, but the post at the Reason link adds some additional thoughts)

Two Links About Wesley Hill's Fabulous New Book "Spiritual Friendship"
When Inmates Write the History of Their Own Prison: Slate
On Hot, Dry Ground: Octavia Butler's "Parable of the Sower"
"Downwardly Mobile for Jesus": Al-Jazeera America
About Eve Tushnet