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U.S. Activists Are Bailing Moms out of Jail for Mother’s Day | Quartz

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There is too much incarceration over minor crimes. A growing number of prisoners are women, who have children, who are mothers. Quartz reports that some of these jailed moms, at least, will be bailed out for Mother’s Day…


“Tens of thousands of American moms will spend Mother’s Day behind bars. This year, a coalition of advocacy organizations in cities all around the US is raising funds to cover bail payments for as many mothers as possible, just in time for the May 14 holiday. The groups, which include several Black Lives Matter chapters, are focusing on bailing out African-American women…” ~ Hanna Kozlowska

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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.

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