Alabama Transfers 300 Women Inmates 500 Miles Away

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http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm?aid=1455 Alabama has transferred 300 female inmates out of state from its Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women to relieve overcrowding. Women's E News reports that the mass transfer of began on April 13, when 70 were moved to the for-profit South Louisiana Correctional Center in Basile, La. Critics say the move is devastating for many of the imprisoned mothers . . .

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