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A Closer Look (Babies Behind Bars) #920291

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 25, 2009
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(Studio: Dan Harris) Justice Department statistics on the soaring numbers of imprisoned women with minor children cited.

(Marysville, Ohio: Gigi Stone) The question of raising babies in prison examined; scenes shown from inside an Ohio prison nursery for non-violent offenders; details given from studies on children separated from inmate parents. [Imprisoned mother Sarah FULTON†- talks about her baby and what she wants for her future.] [Prison warden Sheri DUFFEY†- explains the aim of the program.] [Violent Crime Victim Services Lew COX†- opposes using taxpayer money for these programs.]

Harris, Dan;
Stone, Gigi

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