Abigael Shem has eight years of experience in academic, content, research and creative writing, editing and proofreading. Developing any type of content is now an easy task for her. When she’s not writing, she enjoys singing, dancing, hiking, traveling and sports, especially football and basketball. Abigael currently writes news for prison loved ones on Prison Rideshare Network.

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Last Mile: Second Chances – XM’s New Show on Women’s Prison Reform

Last Mile: Second Chances is an exclusive new show that will air at 9.00 am ET on Sirius XM’s urban view channel 126. The show focuses on helping women transition from prison and start afresh. About the Host of Last Mile: Second Chances Topeka K. Sam justice reforms advocate will host the show. Topeka has served 3 […]

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Trump Develops ‘Bully Pulpit’ to Support After-Release Services to Fight Recidivism

Often, people leaving prisons after they’re released find life too difficult. This causes them to go back to their crime life and be arrested again (recidivism). Trump claims his Bully Pulpit will fix that. Donald Trump’s White House Deploys ‘Bully Pulpit’ President Trump deployed a bully pulpit which will help in turning released prisoners’ lives around. To […]

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NY Focuses on Making Inmate Care Packages Unaffordable for Prison Loved Ones

Care packages are a form of hope for family members send to their loved ones in prisons. Are New York’s inmate care packages affordable for prison families and other loved ones? These inmate packages simply remind the prisoners that they still have loved ones on the outside. They can consist of food or other goods. Are Inmate […]

Charles Manson seems to have two different wills with two different signatures. Which is legit?
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Fights Continue as Charles Manson’s Body Remains on Ice at County Morgue

It is becoming a serious matter to solve… who should get Charles Manson’s body? Michael Channels, who was Manson’s pen pal, together with five other people are battling over the corpse in any way possible. Michael Channels on Manson’s Body Remains At the very moment, the Charlie’s body is preserved in a California morgue. Michael […]

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Kevin Gates Plans Testimonies for Kids After Prison Release

Most of the time when people are released from prisons, there is this “new you” that manifests. Kevin Gates is no exception. He has his own plans and testimonies to share with the youth after his prison release. Kevin Gates Finds Bad Luck in 2017 Kevin Gates is planning on tell his life story while […]

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Short Term Incarceration Does Society No Good, Especially for Women

Women make up the fastest growing population of incarcerated people. This has given rise to talks about how short-term incarceration hurt women. A study in the UK shows the short-term incarceration may take less than 30 days or a week. Sentencing women for minor offenses can easily have negative impacts on families. This is because women […]

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Michigan Prisons New Mail Policy Helps Billionaires & Milks Prison Loved Ones

New mail policy has been instituted by the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC). Inmates may no longer receive mail via USPS. Yes, you read that right! Officials claim it will curtail the flow of contraband into the Michigan prisons. This includes such substances as suboxone and fentanyl within the facilities. Well, this is all false because […]

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California’s Private Immigration Prisons Become Subject to Public Records Act

On January 1, the California Public Records Act went into effect. It holds private immigration detention facilities accountable through open records laws. This also put a freeze on the expansion of the state’s private prison facilities for immigration detainees.     Private Immigration Prisons Under Fire California is the first state in the country to apply open documentation […]

11 Facts You Didn't Know About Marijuana
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Good News: California’s Marijuana Prisoners Looking at 2nd Chances

Hundreds of thousands of prisoners in CDCR with drug convictions could be free soon thanks to legalization laws effective Jan 1, 2018. It is great opportunities for these California inmates, as their drug convictions could be wiped away. California’s Marijuana Legalization Could Mean Freedom for Thousands of CDCR Inmates Marijuana sales will be made legal in […]