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Mistreatment of Incarcerated People: One Nonviolent Activist’s Experience and the Broader Problem

by Sarah Terzo Pro-life activist Heather Idoni,¬†59, who is awaiting sentencing for blocking entrances to abortion facilities, suffered a stroke at Northern Neck Regional Jail in West Virginia after being subjected to extended solitary confinement and other inhumane treatment. Information in this article comes from a May 9, 2024, email from the Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising…


The Random Death Sentence: COVID in Prisons and Jails

by Sarah Terzo “COVID and Corrections: A Profile of COVID Deaths in Custody in Texas” is a report released by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas¬† This report documents cases of deaths by COVID in state-run prisons and jails in Texas. It breaks down the demographics of the…