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International Womens Day is almost here. March 8th.
It is times like this that I want so badly to do something drastic, something dramatic to make the world aware of how our women are being treated in prison.
I get asked everyday why I do the things I do.
Im not a feminist. You wont catch me burning my bra anyway.
I do, however, think the world needs to be aware of what happens to women when those iron bars clang shut.
The truth about how the justice system treats women in this country would scare the shit out of Jane Citizen.
Any woman, anywhere in the country could be in the shoes of any one of these women that I work with. Guilty or not guilty, I am here to tell you that it is more a case of wrong place at the wrong time than it is evidence or proof. Take a look at the next one scheduled to die, Cathy Henderson.
This woman is charged with the murder of a child she was babysitting.
She is mildly retarded with no previous criminal history.
She had been the babysitter for the family for severa…
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Spring break is fast approaching and Im trying to decide who I will visit. I had planned to visit Shonda Johnson but since her overbearing sister has forbid her to write to me because I had the (GASP!) audacity to mention that she had indeed been married to 3 men at the same time (um... wasnt that brought out in trial or did I break the news?) even though I don't see that as reason enough to assume she was guilty when she so obviously wasnt.
Anywho- Ill have to pick another. I havent heard from Judy or Annette lately. So I may go to Mississippi.

Ive been searching high and low for a website to give me a decent rate and I found this one: Hotel Reservations
I am REALLY impressed with the prices and options on this site. Ive been checking the distances to various prisons and the prices on this site compared to others. ROCK ON!

I have found deals on hotels, motels, resorts, vacation rentals and all kinds of stuff.This really opens my options up. Im thinking of perhaps finding a central l…