CA Dept of Corrections wants OK to strip-search children visiting parents in prison

Nagarjun Kandukuru Strip search Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Nagarjun Kandukuru
Strip search
Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa. _______________________________

By Dinky Manek Enty

For the more than 2.7 million children in the United States with an incarcerated parent, the love and connection a visit can bring are tempered by the fear of driving past razor wire, passing through metal detectors, and being subjected to the scrutiny of uniformed guards.

But soon, some children may face an even more disturbing intrusion. Under new regulations recently proposed by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), visitors will be subjected to canine searches in an effort to prevent

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