Interview on the 'Tough on Crime' Justice bills being passed through parliament and organizing efforts to oppose them. Prison News. Feature on a group of dulas helping pregnant women behind bars in Washington state.
Stark Raven Media Collective, Making Contact (National Radio Project)
INTERVIEW WITH ANNA SAINI
More on organizing work in Toronto to fight the tough on crime bills currently being pushed through the parliament. Bill C-9, eliminates house arrest for certain crimes. Bill C-10 creates more mandatory minimums for gun crimes. Bill C-27 is a three strikes/reverse onus bill for dangerous offender designation.
[26:50-31:12] Prison News
-Deportation Of Security Certificate Detainee Mohammed Harkat Halted
-Prison Guards Refuse to work in Unit with Married Same Sex Couple
-Flooding Evacuation plans created for Fraser Valley prison
-CN Rail suing Mohawk protesters over blocked rail line
A National Radio Project Report on the personal stories of imprisoned mothers and incarcerated expectant mothers who are being helped by a group of doulas in Washington state.
**Show includes intro/extro, show & station IDs, music and announcements.
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