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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ind. Gov't. - Updating "Pence: Indiana won’t comply with prison rape law"

Updating a series of ILB posts on this issue, the most recent one from June 2nd, Indianapolis Star columnist Erika D. Smith has a story today connecting Gov. Pence's decision last month "that Indiana will opt out of the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, a collection of guidelines designed to reduce sexual abuse behind bars," because the "law is too expensive to implement," with the 7th Circuit's ruling Monday finding a “severely sexualized climate” at the Pendleton state prison.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on July 24, 2014 10:29 AM
Posted to Indiana Government