Joyce Moore Gouwens is a restorative justice volunteer and prisoner advocate.
The Geneva Convention forbids excessive use of solitary confinement. Yet the U.S. persists in using it as punishment.
My husband's choice
As a Presbyterian pastor, my husband, Bob, had always been sympathetic when a parishioner became trapped by dementia. His views on dealing with dementia had been shaped by his father, a man of deep Christian faith and an active layman.