The CA Dept of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) just proposed regulations mandating use of dogs, scanners, and traumatizing strip searches for people coming into a prison for a contact visit with a loved one.
They have given the outrageous period of only five days for public comment on this deeply unjust policy.
Several months ago, due to your your principled action in writing to the Dept of Corrections regarding the proposed censorship regulations, they shelved those regulations!
As a family member, it is a serious violation of my human rights to be forced to be humiliated in order to see my brother and give him family support.
There’s been more family involvement in the prison system over the last three years than ever before, and we’re challenging what they’re doing. People are watching and they don’t like that – it’s not as easy to get away with abuses of power.
Please weigh in and speak out about these regulations TODAY, Sept. 23rd.
The comment period closes at 5pm tonight.
It is absolutely crucial to act immediately, and show them we can mobilize some serious opposition.
Share this with everyone you know who might also want to send a letter.
Thank you for everything you do. Marie Levin
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition
A member of Californians United for a Responsible Budget