Booker And Warren: Women In Prison Deserve Dignity

Booker and Warren: Women in prison deserve dignity

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Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren: Women often face unjust conditions in prisons and are overlooked in policy discussions
Booker and Warren: The Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act would make our criminal justice system more just

In July, we introduced the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act, a bill that would help address the unjust conditions incarcerated women face. The bill would institute a number of reforms that strengthen family ties and support rehabilitation, including requiring the Federal Bureau of Prisons to consider the location of children when placing mothers behind bars, expanding visitation policies for primary caretakers, banning shackling …

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