Being pregnant in prison is a humiliating, dehumanizing, and dangerous experience in the best of circumstances. Pregnant incarcerated people have to fear loss of reproductive choices, shackling, and solitary confinement, as well as the inevitable separation from their newborns.
Equality, liberty, and justice for all
A prison sentence should not become a death sentence. But our prisons are ill-equipped to handle the likely outbreak of COVID-19.
To ensure elections proceed and eligible Americans can vote, any federal legislative package addressing the impact of COVID-19 on our elections must include an immediate, substantial infusion of federal funding and federal requirements for no-excuse mail-in absentee voting and early in-person voting