Connecticut sent a transgender teenager to an adult prison despite no charges against her. The state's Department of Children and Families has stated that she demonstrated a pattern of violence, but she has also been a victim of repeated sexual abuse under the department's custody.
Julie Chu, a medalist for the United States in every Winter Olympics since 2002, believes that women should seek opportunities in both men's and women's hockey leagues. Her opponent in the gold medal game at the Sochi Olympics, goalie Shannon Szabados, recently signed with a men's squad.
The Arizona House directed just under $1 million be set aside for a private prison corporation that generates over $1.5 billion in revenue. Yet the state is losing money due to its contracts with private prisons.
America incarcerates prisoners at a higher rate than any other country, and they are disproportionately black men. There's no better place to see the trend than Milwaukee, where mass imprisonment has devastated communities.