Right now, if prisoners use up their 12 allotted pads for the month, they have to work 27 hours to afford a $4 box of tampons.
Via AZ Central:
Currently, incarcerated women get 12 free pads each month. They must ask an officer if they need more, must pay for them, and may only possess up to 24 at a time. Unlike in other states, if they want tampons, they must buy them.
Former prisoners and advocates say that's not acceptable.
[...] Numerous women testified how humiliating and frustrating the current situation is.
"Bloodstained pants, bartering and begging for pads and tampons was a regular occurrence," Adrienne Kitcheyan said of her six years in Perryville.
In some correctional systems, getting blood on your uniform can cost you commissary privileges, meaning you can't purchase products to stop the infraction from happening again.
• 12 pads a month, no tampons: Is that enough for Arizona’s incarcerated women? (Arizona Central)
Image: jar 
William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. charged with Felony Murder & Criminal Attempt to Commit False Imprisonment.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that federal and state regulators in the U.S. are preparing to file antitrust lawsuits against Google, saying the company abused its dominance of online search and advertising to crush competition and maximize profit.
“It is baffling, to say the least, how Zoom failed to protect Saint Paulus’s Bible study class from a ‘serial offender’ who has been ‘reported multiple times to the authorities,'” the church said.
“It’s better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it.” – “Lonesome Dove,” Larry McMurtry If the past few months have taught us anything, it’s that we need to be prepared now more than ever. Emergency situations can happen quickly and there’s no telling when you may need […]
Just as in almost any industry that seeks high-demand, well-trained workers, certification often becomes key. For project managers, that means anyone who’s serious about serving in that role with a respected company knows they’re going to need the seal of approval in one of the field’s most recognized methodologies before they stand much of a […]
Popping a new battery in a smoke detector or adding salt to your water softener are easy fixes. But if you run into trouble or a necessary repair in a cramped, tight place, sometimes with no obvious fix or easy access, it can be a pretty frustrating exercise. Since flying blind is the absolute worst, […]