Criminal Justice

BREAKING: Florida Has New Law to Ensure Dignity for Pregnant Incarcerated Women and their Babies

The Tammy Jackson Act ensures pregnant women are treated with respect, humanity and dignity

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BREAKING: The ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ passes State House and Senate

The Tammy Jackson Act (HB 1259 and SB 852) ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies

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BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ Unanimously Passes the Florida State House

The bill ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies

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BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ Unanimously Passes Final House Committee

The bill ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies

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BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ for Incarcerated Pregnant Women Passes First Senate Committee

852 ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated individuals in labor in correctional facilities

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Momentum for Criminal Justice Reform Grows in Florida

Activist for Criminal Justice Reform, Alice Marie Johnson, joined the first ever ReformHER Symposium in South Florida to expose disparities and injustice for incarcerated women   Miami, FL – A movement seeking dignity for incarcerated women in Florida is picking up steam and gearing up for the legislative session in 2020. The New Florida Majority…

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Florida Has New Law to Ensure Dignity for Incarcerated Women and Femmes

The law provides feminine hygiene products and increases protections for incarcerated women On Friday June 7th, several weeks after the Florida legislative session ended, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis finally signed into law the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act (HB 49/SB 332), aimed at providing medically necessary products to incarcerated women and femmes, and preventing male…

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Coalition of Formerly Incarcerated Women Demands Accountability After Tammy Jackson’s Case

The Dignity Florida Coalition sends letter to Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Corrections demanding accountability after Tammy Ms. Jackson gave birth to her baby in isolation.

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