Archive for November, 2011

Action Alert: YES on HB 1958!

November 9, 2011

Illinois NOW Action Alert Please call your state senator today and urge them to vote YES on HB 1958. As you recall HB 1958, bans shackling pregnant female prisoners. The bill as amended affects ONLY Cook Countyjail – not state prisons, downstate jails, or arrests by local police. Senator Hutchinson, the lead sponsor in the senate, committed […]

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