This and That
This week was pretty routine and I can’t believe that August is here! We’ve had such mild temperatures this summer and spent a lot of time outside, too. It’s been a long time since we could spend an August evening outdoors, so the change is very welcome. Here are a few things that caught my attention this week.
Shackling pregnant prison inmates in labor continues, despite a ban on the practice.
Along the same lines, immigrant mothers are forced to wear ankle monitors.
“It’s just a glorified prison.” A new immigration detention facility opens today south of San Antonio in a remote farming area. It’s being touted as “family friendly,” but was built by a private prison company. “If it walks like a duck…”
I’m taking next week off to spend time with my family, but I’ll be back in a week with stories about my adventures. Have a wonderful weekend!