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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.
The policy soon resulted in several high-profile examples of women’s prison transfers being requested by transgender inmates incarcerated for sexual violence against women. Most notably, this included Isla Bryson, a convicted rapist who attacked two women under the name Adam Graham before changing gender in prison.
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