NYC Lawmakers Approve Plan To Close Rikers Island Jail By 2026: “Mass Incarceration Did Not Begin In New York City, But It Will End Here”

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New York City lawmakers are making major strides to shut down Rikers Island jail complex, a jail notoriously known for violence, disfunction, inhumane conditions, and home of one of the world’s largest correctional and mental institutions. The City Council voted 36-13 Thursday, to close the jail by 2026 and to replace …

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Georgia School Districts Reverses Transgender Bathroom Policy After Student Harassment And Death Threats

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A Georgia school district is removing their new bathroom policy for transgender students following “serious safety concerns,” which include death threats and student harassment. According to PEOPLE, the Pickens County School District released a statement on Wednesday, October 16, announcing it has reversed a newly implemented policy that allowed students …

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