Fact: Two thirds of the state prisons in Texas lack air conditioning.
Fact: Temperatures inside cells are often as high as 130 degrees Fahrenheit.
Fact: At least eight former inmates have died in Texas cells due to heat stroke.
Fact: In June 2013, the state of Texas spent $750,000 to buy exhaust fans and misters to cool pigs raised for inmate consumption.
Source: Wall Street Journal, Extreme Heat Tests Prisons