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Mass Incarceration in the Trump Era

Aging in prison

Give elderly chance at parole A bill is being considered by the Legislature, HB 3668, that would permit elderly prisoners to apply for parole. People may wonder who are these...

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The Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution states that “cruel and unusual punishments [shall not be] inflicted”

http://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/about-us/our-blog/69-no-state/2413-prisons-are-a-very-poor-place-to-treat-the-mentally-ill-   Prisons Are a Very Poor Place to Treat the Mentally Ill (Oct. 10, 2013) Yes, jails are America’s “new asylums.” Thousands of people with treatable mental illness who...

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What a world!!

Hi Madeleine 🙂  I hope your computer is doing better today.  I’ll keep this short so you don’t have enough ammo to copy and paste it to the world just...

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Reclassify all Organic Brain Diseases under Medicine

Reclassify all Organic Brain Diseases under Medicine Please remove all organic, biologically based disorders and diseases of the brain (such as schizophrenia, schizo-affective, and bipolar disorder) out of behavioral health...

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“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” Frederick Douglass (1818-1885)

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Locking Kids Up, Bad Idea – Washington Post

http://t.co/FIWErQe9xd Washington Post (blog) Throwing children in prison turns out to be a really bad idea Washington Post (blog) The kids who were, in fact, incarcerated were 13 percentage points...

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U.S. Spurns California Move for Greater Say on Prisons

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Incarceration to What End?

Incarceration to What Ends...

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The Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania Lawsuit

“…the measure of a civilized society lies in part in its capacity to distinguish evil from illness.” Michael G. Dowd The Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania  (DRNP) has filed a lawsuit against...

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2nd Chance

“The Project for Older Prisoners (POPS) encompasses a number of prison projects in which students are involved as volunteers or work for academic credit. Some students assist individual low-risk prisoners over...

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Why Help Today?

1. What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it. 2. If a person wants to be a part of your life, they will...

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OVERSIGHT! ACCOUNTABILITY! TRANSPARENCY!

OVERSIGHT! ACCOUNTABILITY! TRANSPARENCY! Insane but sadly true, as this is our reality in the South and its getting worse by the second! Our news casters joke about this while reporting...

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