To commemorate the "hunt" Hodge had the jackets made up and gave them to his buddies. Hodge also serves Republican gubernatorial candidate Clayton Williams spokesman on prison issues. One state legislator denounced the use of prisoners as prey as "a slave sport." The hunts take place several times a week at 25 of Texas' 35 prisons.
Prisoners who "volunteer" for the hunts are rewarded with having time cut from their sentences.
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