This week a nurse working at an ICE center where detainees are held alerted media that mass hysterectomies were being forced upon women being held there. This atrocity is unforgivable but speaks to a bigger issue within America, how often are folks within our justice system forced into sterilization procedures? (you can read more here and US prisoners being denied care.
While covid19 brought these issues to light on a broader scale, as of September 8th 121,217 prisoners have tested positive for covid 19 with 90,978 recovering the healthcare system has always failed inmates.