Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the chemical castration of child molesters as a condition of their parole. The new law goes into effect in September.
Spending Mother’s Day in prison is pretty tough on both the incarcerated mom as well as the children on the outside. We urge you to visit the mom not only to help her keep her spirits up but also for the benefit of the children and to keep the family unit together as much as possible.
In 2017, 428 Florida inmates died making it the deadliest year ever. This is an increase from the 356 deaths in 2016.
The Missouri House approved a measure to no longer allow inmates to object to video conferencing for parole hearings and discontinue the in-person interview for offenders. The bill passed with a 114-33 vote will save the state money. The House Bill 2499 is now in the Senate awaiting a vote.
In a speech on April 18, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo pledged to grant voting rights to thousands of paroled felons arguing they had paid their debt to society and should be allowed to vote. Cuomo signed an executive order that provided conditional pardons to more than 35,000 felons who have completed their incarceration period but remain on parole to allow them to vote. Prior to this action, individuals convicted of a felony were not allowed to vote until the offender completed their prison sentence and parole period. Convicted individuals who are on probation already more »