Interviews with one jail administrator indicated that jail staff would encourage women with multiple children or those with chemical dependencies to have an abortion.
The news comes on the heels of a months-long campaign, led by Immigration Equality, seeking to stop the transfer.
A coalition of organizations on Wednesday launched what the Transgender Law Center is calling a “new immigrant leadership initiative” that seeks to build leadership and capacity within transgender immigrant communities.
More than two dozen events are being held across 17 different states this week in protest against, according to a press release from the organization Grassroots Leadership, “the unjust enforcement and deportations that have continued in the year since the President’s immigration announcement.”
Kerri and Robin are loving parents, talented musicians, and informed voters. They’re also trans women, and they let me tag along for an afternoon of deeply personal conversations with capitol staffers about legislation that could directly affect them.
If chosen to serve in the governor’s cabinet, Rachel Levine, who has worked in the fields of pediatrics, psychiatry, and behavioral health for three decades, would become the highest-ranked transgender woman ever in the Pennsylvania government.
The question that must be asked, in plain language, is: Do imperfect people deserve death for their imperfection?