Obama Executive Order Officially Implements Prison Rape Elimination Act

From ThinkProgress Fri Dec 7 2012, 16:10:43

Earlier this year, the Department of Justice released its final guidelines for implementation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act, which took many years to develop. The new rules contain specific protections for those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI), or who are otherwise gender non-conforming, including professional training for all correctional staff [...]

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