Prison Rape Elimination Act

Prison Rape Elimination Act

DOJ and BOP Sued for Records on Rollback of Protections for Transgender Prisoners

Transgender inmate Passion Star will be moved to Safekeeping following repeated acts of violence and rape.
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The changes weaken protections for incarcerated transgender people – who are already 10 times more likely than the general prison population to be targeted for violence. ...
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Documents Requested from DOJ Rollback of Protections for Transgender Prisoners

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Lambda Legal and the SPLC will review the documents provided by BOP and decide what legal actions, if any, need to be taken next to protect transgender people in the federal criminal justice system. ...
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Delivered:10,000 Sigs for Prison Rape Elimination Act

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Since entering the male prison, Star has been raped, forced to submit to undesired sexual acts to escape violence, and threatened with sexual assault. ...
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US Government Sued for Prison Safety Violations

US Government Sued for Prison Safety Violations
Congress unanimously enacted the Prison Rape Elimination Act in 2003 recognizing that inmates are being sexually assaulted by prison officers and other inmates. ...
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