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Women prisoners are taking their babies for a walk. However for some, they have been denied the privilege of walking their own child. Courtesy of MCT

Sterilizing women prisoners is denying a human a life, future and humanity

Himerria Wortham May 7, 2014

The California Senate Health Committee was presented with a bill on April 2 that aims to close loopholes that allowed for the sterilization of women prisoners without state approval. While this bill...

Yes on 34: Take a step toward criminal justice equality

Mona Adem November 4, 2012

  Californians have an opportunity to decide the fate of hundreds of human lives at tomorrow’s election. If passed, Proposition 34 would eliminate the death penalty and replace it with a...

California budgets $1 billion more to prisons than higher education and leaves students hanging

Hansook Oh September 19, 2012

Imagine a society that spends more money on keeping its prison system alive rather than educating their citizens. Imagine a society where you soon might have more youth spending time behind bars than...

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