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Alabama woman recounts devastating debtors’ prison experience to congressional staffers

A Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) client who served time in a modern-day debtors’ prison in Alabama when she couldn’t pay fines for minor traffic tickets told her story to congressional staffers on Capitol Hill and called for action to prevent others from going to jail simply for being poor. ...

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