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Woman Dies in Jail Because She Failed to Pay a Fine—For Her Child's Truancy From School - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Woman Dies in Jail Because She Failed to Pay a Fine—For Her Child's Truancy From School - Hit & Run : Reason.com | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Some monstrous policy out of Pennsylvania, from Associated Press via the Pottstown Mercury News, a land where there is no such thing as debtors prison
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Dorothy R. Cook 's curator insight, June 27, 2015 9:54 PM

IF YO ARE TO POOR TO PAY YOUR TRUANCY FINES THEN GO TOJAIL AND DIE!

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Former Sean Ross resident claims nuns were real victims of abuse - Independent.ie

Former Sean Ross resident claims nuns were real victims of abuse - Independent.ie | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A former resident at Sean Ross Abbey in Roscrea has defended the nuns at the mother and baby home, claiming it is they who suffered abuse.
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What's holding up the closure of Guantanamo Bay? - YouTube

The exchange of five Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has raised larger questions about the 149 detainees from 19 countries who remain at Guantanamo ...
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Prison official goes undercover to experience solitary confinement

Prison official goes undercover to experience solitary confinement | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
KOAT Action 7 News is your source for the latest local headlines and live alerts. Visit Albuquerque's most reliable source for breaking news.
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Priest: 'We were fairly sure nuns weren't obeying laws' - Independent.ie

Priest: 'We were fairly sure nuns weren't obeying laws' - Independent.ie | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
'The mother went absolutely hysterical. There was a big picture of the Sacred Heart on the wall, she pulled it off the wall and danced on the glass of it ... '
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Corrupt police to be jailed for up to 14 years under new laws

Corrupt police to be jailed for up to 14 years under new laws | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
New punishment will be the same as burglary or importing Class B drugs. Crucially, it will also apply to police who fail to act because of a friendship or other relationship with a perpetrator – a key allegation in the Lawrence case.
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California Turns to Private Prison to Address Overcrowding and Medical Care

California Turns to Private Prison to Address Overcrowding and Medical Care | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
California has contracted with a private prison corporation to open a 260-bed women's prison. But will a new prison address the overcrowding and medical neglect facing the state's female prison population?
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Sexual violence and the neoliberal era | SocialistWorker.org

Sexual violence and the neoliberal era | SocialistWorker.org | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Gender violence has reached "epidemic proportions," according to a UN agency--but why is this happening now?
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When the whole world was watching Mississippi | SocialistWorker.org

When the whole world was watching Mississippi | SocialistWorker.org | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago, the civil rights movement embarked on one of its most ambitious campaigns yet: The Mississippi Summer Project.
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Mother and Baby Homes were Prisons by another name - Michael Colreavy -

Michael Colreavy TD calls for the immediate establishment of a judicial inquiry into so-called mother and baby homes in the State
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Bethany Home, where 222 children died, to be included in mother and baby home investigation

Bethany Home, where 222 children died, to be included in mother and baby home investigation | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan said today that he was conscious of the grievances felt by those connected to the Bethany Home, a protestant-run home on Dublin’s Orwell Road.
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Mother-and-baby homes

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Mother-and-baby homesTopics:DebateLettersMore TopicsWed, Jun 11, 2014, 01:14First published:Wed, Jun 11, 2014, 01:14Sir, – As an alumnus of Bessborough (1985), I remember vividly the screa

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Hear Justina Pelletier Speak Out for the First Time in Emotional Video of Her Pleading for Her Release: ‘Please Let Me Go Home’

"Please let me go home right now." Those are some of the first words that the public has ever heard from Justina Pelletier since she was taken out of her parents custody and into the care of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families 16 months ago. "This is...
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“We’re the ones who lived this our whole lives”: Mother-and-baby home residents have some advice for the Government

“We’re the ones who lived this our whole lives”: Mother-and-baby home residents have some advice for the Government | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Groups representing children born in the homes and women who gave birth in the institutions have been setting out their priorities for the investigation.
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Two more innocent men facing death in Texas | SocialistWorker.org

Two more innocent men facing death in Texas | SocialistWorker.org | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Texas death machine is still running--and death penalty abolitionists are organizing to stop two innocent men from being its next victims.
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Surge in child immigrants crossing U.S.-Mexico border - YouTube

Gary Tuchman explores why there has been a rise in child immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months.
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Thanks for posting this, Darcy. We need to keep attention on this problem.
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How 100,000 Homeless People Found A Place To Live

How 100,000 Homeless People Found A Place To Live | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A remarkable success story in the fight to end homelessness in the United States.
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‘I found remains while digging grave’

‘I found   remains while digging  grave’ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A maintenance worker employed in Bessborough in the late 1980s and early 1990s has spoken of how he came across child remains while burying the bodies of two nuns.
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A New Crowd Funding Page has been Launched – Please Support Brixton Splash! | Brixton Splash

A New Crowd Funding Page has been Launched – Please Support Brixton Splash! | Brixton Splash | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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McDonald: Homes inquiry should cover Magdalene Laundries

McDonald: Homes inquiry should cover Magdalene Laundries | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou is backing calls for the Mother and Baby Home inquiry to include the Magdalene Laundries.
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Don't abandon Mohamed Soltan | SocialistWorker.org

Don't abandon Mohamed Soltan | SocialistWorker.org | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Mohamed Soltan, an Ohio State graduate and U.S. citizen imprisoned in Egypt, is on hunger strike--and at risk of losing his life.
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The pathetic scramble to rationalize the Irish babies scandal

The pathetic scramble to rationalize the Irish babies scandal | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A "that was then" attitude won't make it go away
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Nigerian Kids Under Boko Haram Threat Get Aid - YouTube

Nigerian Kids Under Boko Haram Threat Get Aid
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‘This is about the kind of country Ireland was where women were the focus of shame’

‘This is about the kind of country Ireland was where women were the focus of shame’ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Mother and baby homes issue cast a shadow over Dáil proceedings
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Hard questions for the Irish over the baby skeletons in a forgotten field

Hard questions for the Irish over the baby skeletons in a forgotten field | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
What the Irish knew and when they knew it about mother and babies scandals
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