Prison inmate dating
Ideas of becoming a pen pal while in prison exploded when female inmates were helped.
Female prisoners wanted someone to write to them and the idea grew quickly to hundreds of thousands of incarcerated women nation wide.
“She told me that she spoke up and they did not believe her, Bischke says. This makes me feel like I am doing a service to the public.” In 2011, two cases were argued before the federal appeals courts in Atlanta and in Chicago about whether state-prison bans on pen-pal services violated inmates’ First Amendment rights.
Everyone on this site is in prison, some for short periods of time, and others for longer.
These are real women with a real need for respect and dignity in a world that has taken most of that away from them.
Write APrisoner, along with Freedom Through Christ Prison Ministries, filed a lawsuit against the state of Florida, claiming that a rule prohibiting prisoners from posting online personal ads denied inmates the right to communicate with the outside world.
Department of Corrections officials said the guidelines were needed in order to prevent scams.