Women in Prisons are often Women in Shadow

Tondalo Hall was sentenced to 30 years in prison for allowing child abuse — while the actual abuser got only two years. Now she seeks clemency, and a women’s rights group is backing her with an online Petition.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/alexcampbell/this-battered-woman-wants-to-get-out-of-prison#.esxVOQMXM2

This Battered Woman Wants To Get Out Of Prison

Tondalo Hall was sentenced to 30 years in prison for allowing child abuse — while the actual abuser got only two years. Now she seeks clemency, and a women’s rights group is backing her with an online Petition.

In December 2006, Tondalo Hall’s boyfriend pled guilty to breaking the ribs and femur of their 3-month-old daughter. For his crime, Robert Braxton Jr. served two years in prison.

In court, prosecutors presented no evidence that Hall herself had harmed the child. But for failing to intervene against Braxton’s abuse, Hall was sentenced to 30 years behind bars ….

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  1. Reblogged this on colouredjustice.wordpress.com.

    August 8, 2015 at 2:08 pm

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