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Though domestic violence is often cited as a reason to maintain the carceral status quo, advocates say there are more humane—and effective—alternatives.
Recent legal victories have spurred counties and states to provide medication-assisted treatment to prisoners struggling with substance use.
The accusations span decades and involve two separate Biddeford cops and at least seven alleged victims.
Right now, only the whitest states—Maine and Vermont—allow prisoners to vote. Washington, D.C., could change that.