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Last Prison in U.S. Officially Closes

  • The closing of the nation's last remaining prison puts an end to the abolition vs. reform debate
  • Many say turning point for prison abolition movement was ultimately the empowerment of LGBTQ prisoners

Formerly-incarcerated individuals now leaders of these departments

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2 Federal Judges Halt Trump’s New Travel Ban

  • Hours before President Trump’s second attempt to ban travel from parts of the Muslim world was to take effect, a federal judge in Hawaii froze it.
  • A second judge, in Maryland, separately blocked the order’s core provision.

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