Just because someone is in jail or prison doesn’t mean they should have their health needs ignored.  Health care is a human right yet people have gone to jail and died if cancer because treatment was denied and/or symptoms were ignored.  Women have had miscarriages in jail.  People have been denied their HIV drugs and ended up with full-blown AIDS.  The list goes on and on.

Going to jail doesn’t mean you stop being human.


Author: Stacie M Stark

Activist with 25 years of experience in human and animal rights and welfare. Specializing in children's rights and issues, LGBT rights, and companion animal welfare and rights. Member and always will be of Amnesty International, Best Friends Animal Society, and PETA. Mom, queer, vegetarian. Hello Kitty and Disney Princess collector. Cat lover. Sagwa fan. I want to live at the public library.

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