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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Children From Rape in Adult Jails and Prisons

Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, humans, children, adult prisons, incarceration, society, safety, rights, politics, government, usa )

- 1905 days ago -
Tell U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder that children should be fully protected from the dangers of adult jails and prisons.

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Autumn S (151)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:30 pm
signed and noted, TY Cal

Nicole W (646)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:08 pm
27 signatures of 5,000 goal. thank you Cal

Hugo L (255)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:14 pm
Noted & signed, thanks Cal.

Gene J (290)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:21 pm
Signed. But the Note is different, Cal. Why on EARTH should ANY governmental official need be told that children need be protected from sexual assault in secure facilities. I know this happens in adult facilities, indeed there are those who consider it part of the sentence as abhorrent as that is, but children? Children are scarred for life by trauma like this, I would be the rate of recidivism for children who are abused in secure facilities is near 100%. It doesn't matter what crime they committed as children. We, homo sapiens, are not fully mature until our pre frontal lobe is, in our mid-20's. This is why children can kill other children and barely know it is wrong, or not justified because they were mad. Many states are moving to deny life without parole, or death, sentences for children because they literally do not reason as adults and do not fully understand the ramifications of their crime. Do we need be protected from violent children? Of course, but we also need protect THEM, to give them a chance at rehabilitation and life in the mainstream one day. The very idea that Eric Holder needs be told this is ludicrous; that anyone in charge of incarcerations of juveniles or who works with them needs be told this is ludicrous. We are a world quickly going insane. One wonders only when our balloon pops, because with "needs" like this, it is only a matter of time. Were I a supreme being, which I am far from, I would have already sent the lot of us to our rooms until we learned to think like sentient adults.

Rose Becke (141)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:42 pm
Signed I agree with Gene

Judy C (97)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:51 pm
Signed. thanks Cal.

. (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:13 pm
Signed and Noted.

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:10 pm
Thank you for protecting the children. (S, N, P, T)

lee e (114)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:46 pm
signed - and thank you Gene!

Jason S (50)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:24 pm
Signed, thanks

Arild Gone for now (174)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 2:31 am
Signed,TY Cal.

Anna U (256)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 3:51 am
You've signed the petition to Protect Children from Rape in Adult Jails and Prisons.

Thanks cal

. (1)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 3:57 am
Noted & signed, thanks Cal.

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 5:15 am
But shouldn't this be protect anyone in jail?

Emma S (239)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:03 am
Done! Thanks, Cal.

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:35 am
Then, what's our future?

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 8:27 am
Disgraceful that this should be going on. Children should not share prisons with adults.

Thomas P (280)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 8:27 am
Noted and signed...thanks Cal

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 10:28 am

cynthia l (207)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 11:22 am
51 signatures of 5,000 goal It is a disgrace that rape happens to anyone
thx Cal

Esther Z (94)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 1:10 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cal.

Natalie V (27)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 2:34 pm
noted / signed

Kit B (276)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 3:17 pm

Thank you for taking action
You've signed the petition to Protect Children from Rape in Adult Jails and Prisons

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 3:19 pm
Thank you for taking action
You've signed the petition to Protect Children from Rape in Adult Jails and Prisons
Signed and shared on FB, thanks Cal. Children shouldn't be in prison with adults in the first place...and there should be no privatization of prisons!

Vivien Green (153)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 7:15 pm
Tried to sign but would not accept detail from the UK, however, I have shared it on FB. for friends who can.
Thank you Cal.

Lois Jordan (63)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 12:29 pm
Signed. 388 signatures. Noted. Thanks, Cal.

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 10:38 pm
Done Cheers Cal

Carol H (229)
Monday April 8, 2013, 4:49 am
signed and noted

Sara Williams (8)
Monday April 8, 2013, 8:31 am
Already signed. Thanks, Cal.

John B (185)
Monday April 8, 2013, 4:48 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the petition. Signed and noted.
"You've signed the petition to Protect Children from Rape in Adult Jails and Prisons."
"513 signatures of 5,000 goal"

Susanne R (235)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 1:21 am
It's shameful that a petition is even necessary! Gladly signed and noted!
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