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Organizer Laura Whitehorn says that the reasons to release aging prisoners are not only financial, but also ethical

Laura Whitehorn

Laura Whitehorn is an activist. She is an organizer with the RAPP (Release Aging People In Prisons) campaign, and a senior editor at POZ magazine. In the 1960s, she was an organizer with Students for a Democratic Society and then the Weathermen. Whitehorn served 14 years in prison for her connection to a 1983 bombing at the U.S. Capitol.