Chelsea Clinton's Now Infamous Tweet About Girls with Moms in Prisons Gets Mocked on Twitter
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Chelsea Clinton Got These Hilarious Twitter Responses to Her Tweets About Girls with Moms in Prisons

On Saturday, Chelsea Clinton tweeted about a Girl Scout program for girls with moms in prisons. Twitter users responded with some really hilarious memes. The Blaze reported on the incident Sunday morning. Friday, Times Magazine posted a story entitled, “Inside a Girl Scout Program That Brings Kids to Prison to See Their Moms.” According to […]

Televisiting is another form of video chat prison visiting.
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Televisiting… Another Fancy Word for “Non-Contact Visits for Prisoners’ Kids”? (Video)

On Friday, PIX 11 reported on a new type of prison visiting system known as televisiting. One organization is using it to help kids of inmates “visit” their parents. But, some fear this form of video chat prison visiting may be lead to the replacement of in-person visits altogether. Many prisons have already banned in-person […]

Lancaster County Prison's Warden Cheryl Steberger announcing changes in visitation policies.
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Lancaster County Prison’s Drug Counteracting Measures Negatively Impact Prison Visits (Video)

On Tuesday, Lancaster County Prison in Pennsylvania announced upcoming changes due to a number of drug related incidents. The number of drug cases they have handled for the first half of 2017 (13 incidents) is more than half of what they handled in the whole year of 2016 (15 incidents). About 80% to 90% of the […]

Bristol County Jail Bans In-Person Prison Visits
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The Cruel, Profitable Policy of Banning In-Person Prison Visits for Inmates (Video)

The first correctional facility in the U.S. to ban in-person prison visits was Bristol County Jail and House of Correction in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. In-person visits were banned, requiring visitors to pay for video calls instead. Rates and time available to make the calls vary around the country. For example, at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility, […]