FIRST READING: Scotland scandalized by trans sex offenders in women’s prisons as Canada ignores it
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Scottish politics have lately been monopolized by the contentious issue of whether transgender sex offenders should be allowed into women’s prisons based on their self-described gender identity.
Unbeknownst to many Canadians, such a policy is already standard practice in Canada ever since it was introduced by the Trudeau government in 2018 — and has indeed resulted in criminals with lengthy histories of sexual violence against women being housed alongside female inmates.
The government of Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is facing down a major scandal over revelations that her government OK-ed the ability for transgender inmates to transfer to women’s prisons.
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