Tuesday, December 25, 2007

It is a man's fault that a woman is in jail?

County Decides to Let All Women Prisoners out of Jail

Speaking of the female sentencing discount, La Crosse County, Wisconsin has decided to let all of its female prisoners out of jail.

Supervisor Keith Belzer, one of the architects of the policy, says that women who are in jail are almost always there “because of some kind of relationship with a man.” Wow.

To write a Letter to the Editor, go to letters@lacrossetribune.com. The Opinion Page Editor is Richard Mial (608-791-8232). The reporter, Reid Magney, can be reached at (608) 791-8211 or rmagney@lacrossetribune.com.

Thanks to Darrin of NCFM for sending me the piece.

the above found [here]


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