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AmericaâEUR(TM)s Female Prison Population Has Grown 800% and Nobody Is Talking About It


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Rose
- 823 days ago - theantimedia.org
(ANTIMEDIA) Washington, D.C. âEUR" Holly Harris may wear cowboy boots to work, but the Kentucky mom and Executive Director for the US Justice Action Network (USJAN) is far from your average southerner.



   

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Rose Becke (141)
Tuesday July 19, 2016, 3:00 am
Posted for Vivien
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2016, 5:27 am
Thank you for spreading this awareness---yet another reason to vote for Dr. Jill Stein, as with all of the most critical issues---she earnestly addresses prison reform, women's and equal rights. Thanks Rose----this post deserves a **************Green Star Shower for being informative and enlightening.
 

Animae C (507)
Tuesday July 19, 2016, 6:02 am
Thanx for talking about it Rose & Vivien!
 

Donna T (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2016, 7:48 am
thank you
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 20, 2016, 6:03 am
The society is sick
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Wednesday July 20, 2016, 1:04 pm
Noted. Thanks, Rose.
This was done at a Freedom Works conference? I understand that to be a far right-wing organization. So, that sort of shocked me. So, both parties are now taking on prison reform? Certainly would be a very good thing if true.
 

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday July 20, 2016, 1:45 pm
How terrible! Thanks for sharing Rose.
 

Janet B (0)
Wednesday July 20, 2016, 3:11 pm
Thanks
 

Rose Becke (141)
Wednesday July 20, 2016, 4:45 pm
Dale thanks for star I couldn't return one as it says you don't exist
 

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday July 20, 2016, 11:50 pm
How disgusting. Thanks Rose
 

Vivien Green (153)
Thursday July 21, 2016, 2:57 am
Noted, thank you, Rose.
 

Lucia A (16)
Thursday July 21, 2016, 8:20 am
Noted and shared. Thank you!
 

Hartson Doak (39)
Thursday July 21, 2016, 10:02 am
Only old white men seem to be exempt from this screwed up system.
 

Freya H (358)
Saturday July 23, 2016, 7:51 am
Our society is indeed sick, sick, sick. I fear that it may have passed the point of no return - but maintain hope that we can still change this nation's direction via peaceful and (more or less) legal means.
 

Kay M (46)
Saturday July 23, 2016, 10:08 pm
Good evening and thank you for this article - which I read and noted- besides the war of drugs and war on poverty being part of reason so many more woman have been sent to jail in recent years -----it is also THE WAR ON WOMAN AND their rights- the new republic rules and regulations in towns cities and states require that a woman who has a miscarriage be arrested -charged with the death of her unborn baby and sentenced to jail for years and GOD FORBID she finds a doctor to perform an abortion because she was raped by a family member or criminal- and found herself pregnant- she will be there for life -how cruel and stupid can you get ---=SHAME ON THOSE IGNORANT REPUGS-- wake up AMERICA and get rid of these do nothing holier than thou liars ---and elect some one with common sense ---sincerely KAY M.
 

Lenore K (0)
Monday July 25, 2016, 6:02 pm
ty
 
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