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    Activists Plan to Bail Out Jailed Mothers 

    The “Mother’s Day bailout” will free women who are in jail awaiting trial for low-level offenses like loitering. Prisoners at more than 12 detention centers — many of whom get trapped inside simply because they can’t afford to post bail — will be able to return home to their families. I can’t think of a better Mother’s Day gift than that. The experiences of these women exemplify just some of the racial and economic disparities that we must address in our criminal justice system.

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