“The mother who raised me”
“I want to say to you: You have been my mother.
You have my daughter.
And you have my brother, too.
But there is one more thing, too: You are my mother, too.”
Queenboro Correctional Facility in Virginia has been a place where mothers and daughters have grown up.
It has been the setting for stories that are all the rage these days.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting in December 2012, for instance, the facility has been named the nation’s top prison for women by USA Today.
When the state of New Jersey opened its first prison in 2016, the state’s prison system had a rate of nearly 1 in 2 women entering the system.
That rate has since fallen to less than 1 in 4, according to a report from the U.S. Sentencing Commission, but women still make up only a fraction of the prison population.
“Our prisons are not just places where we have women incarcerated, but they are places where women are nurtured, where women get the best possible education and where we can help women be successful in the labor market,” said Virginia Gov.
Ralph Northam in a statement after the Virginia legislature approved the new prisons.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northams administration announced the creation of new prisons to help improve female safety.
It was a sentiment echoed by Michelle Rhee, the former head of the National Women’s Law Center who recently announced her retirement.
We can’t go back to the way things were when Michelle Rhea went in.
We can’t be the world where we used to be, Rhee said in a recent interview.
We’ve got to be the best we can be, she said.
This is not the first time a woman has spoken out against the institution of slavery in the U, according the Guardian.
Ruth Gordon was a slave.
Her slave owners sold her to a plantation owner for $1 a day.
Gordon, who is now an attorney, said that she was a strong, independent woman who fought for women’s rights.
She said that her story is not one of a woman who “went along with the system.”
“She went out and fought for herself, because she knew she was fighting for something bigger than herself,” Gordon said in the Guardian interview.
“It was something that I was willing to do.”
Women in the prison system make up more than 30 percent of the state prison population, according The Washington Times, which reported that about one in five inmates are women.
While women make up the vast majority of inmates in the state, they are disproportionately represented in the corrections system, the Times noted.
There are more than 1,500 women serving time in Virginia’s prison systems, according state figures.
More: Virginia governor signs bill to create new prisons, expand parole eligibility and expand child support services.
For more, check out this report from USA Today: