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Melissa Jeltsen

'Vagina Monologues' Production Reminds Female Inmates They Aren't Forgotten

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 04.28.2015 | Women

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. -- Elisia Dones, 59, gazed out the window of the bus as it passed Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, New York’s only maximum-s...

Sterilization Abuse in State Prisons: Time to Break With California's Long Eugenic Patterns

Alex Stern | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Alex Stern

The recent revelation that 148 female prisoners in two California institutions were sterilized between 2006 and 2010 is another example of the state's long history of reproductive injustice and the ongoing legacy of eugenics.