Senators press Trump administration over coronavirus in juvenile detention facilities

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Senators press Justice Dept. to explain what it’s doing to protect youth in juvenile detention facilities from COVID-19.

in these facilities. The senators requested that the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, part of the Justice Department, publicly disclose the measures it has taken to ensure the health and safety of youth in detention during the coronavirus pandemic.

“COVID-19 thrives in juvenile detention facilities, where communal living arrangements make it difficult or impossible to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommended public health measures such as maintaining social distance, self-isolating, and using personal protective equipment,” the senators state, later adding: “Because the majority of youth in detention are black or Hispanic, the spread of COVID-19 within juvenile detention may further perpetuate the disparate...

 

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Well, you reap what you sow. Maybe they should make better choices.

They should also press for what they are doing to protect elderly in nursing homes and long term care facilities! Why did Gov's force Covid 19 patients into nursing homes? That's criminal!

Well they're getting individual cages for the smaller children and placing them outside in 6 ft intervals

They are probably high risk for reoffending keep them in a safe space. They are young current understanding is young people rebound quickly from Covid-19.

Craig Price would like to be pardoned...

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16 Democratic senators, zero Republicans of course

They're probably going to release the white kids like they are doing now in jails and prison's. 👍

Their time would be better spent protecting them from the satanic elite pedo's hanging out in Government C-Levels and Newsrooms.

The best protection is NOT to commit crime!

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