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PA Women File Suit Over Property

by D.M. Muncy, PA

Our other lawsuit, on our property, seems to be at a standstill. The defendants filed an answer to our complaint, we filed an answer to their answer and now we're just waiting. We've heard nothing since June. We tried for a TRO/Preliminary Injunction but the judge denied both as well as our request for counsel. Meanwhile, the "search team" (AKA "goon squad") keeps coming into our cells and taking our property which doesn't comply with the new property regulations. This place is a pit and we have a warden, Mary Byrd, who is a psycho. I get so upset at these women, because they just won't stick together on anything. That's why we're treated worse than male prisoners.

None of the women's litigation groups in Pennsylvania are worth squat. We've tried N.O.W. and they never answered. We've tried the Women's Law Project, and they said they were "too busy."

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