Prison Nation: America’s Continuing Neglect of Women and Girls - Deanna Watson


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This episode will discuss how America’s obsession with incarcerating its most vulnerable members of society should be of great concern to everyone because research proves that incarceration does not prevent crime or advance public safety. Almost two million people in America are incarcerated. Women and girls represent the mothers of the future generation of America. It is inexcusable to suffer the most disenfranchised segment of society to the harsh conditions of prison life. A THREAT TO NATIONAL SECURITY: THE DISAPPEARANCE OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN -- A WORD FROM ATTORNEY SHERRI JEFFERSON Remember Deanna Watson of Charlotte, North Carolina, 16 year old held on one MILLION dollar bond for self defense against her mother's boyfriend.

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