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Ryan J. Reilly

Seven Republican Governors Won't Comply With Anti-Rape Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican governors in seven states -- Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Nebraska, Texas and Utah -- are either ignoring or refusing to...

Psychiatric Patients in Prisons Are Frequent Rape Victims

Allen Frances | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Allen Frances

Prisons are clearly not an appropriate or safe place for psychiatric patients -- but almost a million are behind bars for crimes that could have been avoided had they received proper community treatment.

DOJ Probing Sex Abuse Allegations At Alabama Prisons

AP | ANDY BROWNFIELD | Posted 05.28.2012 | Crime

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Rape, sexual assault and harassment from male guards are a way of life for prisoners at an Alabama women's prison, according to in...

John Rudolf

Inmates At Alabama Women's Prison Sexually Abused By Guards, Report Says

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

Corrections officers at the only women's prison in Alabama regularly sexually harass, abuse and even rape female inmates with few consequences, accord...

Elise Foley

Congressmen Urge DHS To Adopt Rape-Prevention Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of House members is urging the Obama administration this week to apply the same rape-prevention measures to immigrant...