Homeland Security rep to look at terrorist activity in prisons

Witnesses will testify about findings that disaffected inmates are a “captive audience” for radicalization by charismatic Muslim extremists.

Finding religion in prison brings comfort to many but can it lead to deadly consequences of mass proportions? That’s what Rep. Peter King (R-NY) will examine when his House Homeland Security Committee convenes on Wednesday for the second in a series of hearings on the radicalization of Muslim Americans and homegrown terrorism.