Glenn Langohr's Stunning Memoirs– of Life in Prison- In Print, Kindle and Audio Book

Women in US prison cells: more studies confirm the absurdity

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I had the honor of speaking to 100 students at UC Irvine about solitary confinement and prison life as an ex prisoner and now author. Ms Dolores Canales spoke with me as a lady who has also overcome prison time.

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The United States of America puts thousands of women in prison, more women than any other country globally. Incarcerated women constitute more than one tenth of the whole prison population. More than one million women are behind bars or in custody –with all forms of correctional supervision considered- affirming this way that the US female population is the fastest growing part of the total incarcerated population, increasing at nearly double the rate of men since 1985.

The American Civil Liberties Union offers striking numbers and evidence on the mass female incarceration across the United States. More precisely, the number of incarcerated women in state and federal prisons and local jails increased from 12,300 in 1980 to 182,271 by 2002. Going up to 4.6% annually between 1995 and 2005, women now comprise a 7% of prison inmates in state and federal prisons.

One of the most obvious reasons of the massive…

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lenn Langohr resides in southern California where he spends his time doing what he loves best, reading and writing. He started writing from prison on drug charges and hasn't stopped since. He is an usher at his church and loves to reach out to other prisoners to help them turn their lives around. Glenn is married to his dream girl, Sanette, who plays Annette in one of his novels. The author will gift his books FREE from the Kindle store to those who can't afford it... Glenn Langohr rollcallthebook@gmail.com lockdownpubishing.com

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