That's good news, most of the comments under the article seem positive/supportive.
the HMP source's comment wasn't so good though:
'They gave up any rights to have principals when they robbed the old lady, burgled a house, smuggled cocaine or beat someone up - it's as simple as that.'
^ because that's what most vegan prisoners have done right?
I imagine most vegan prosoners are in jail because of animal rights stuff - ie. trying to make the world a better place.