Friday, May 16, 2014

'We're not in Abu Ghraib' We're in @CTDCF #JusticeforJane @CNN

'We're not in Abu Ghraib. We're in Connecticut, in a constitution state. This is nothing short of human rights abuse,' Aaron Romano, the teen's attorney, told CNN.

New Haven Register Editorial:
Governor should intervene, free transgender teen

The state of Connecticut is responsible — we are responsible — for a small number of children who have been failed by or have lost their parents.

If the Department of Children and Families’ treatment of one teen girl is an indication, we are failing to meet our obligation to protect and nurture ...

  • Complete editorial at New Haven Register

  • 'They are just using solitary confinement as default placement so they don't have to figure out questions about where to safely house transgender individuals'

  • CNN report on emotionally distressed child locked up without charges in adult jail

  • Register Citizen: Jailed Connecticut teen ‘deteriorating’ despite move within prison, lawyer says

  • NPR’s All Things Considered reports on @CTDCF exacerbating risk by jailing uncharged teen

  • Hartford Courant: Get Jane Doe Out Of Prison

  • More Cool Justice: Gov Malloy says Jane Doe 'must be moved ... as quickly as possible' [UPDATED: Lawyer rips Katz, says foster parents ready now]
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