Allow Conjugal Visits in All Texas Prisons
  • Petitioned THE STATE OF TEXAS

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THE STATE OF TEXAS

Allow Conjugal Visits in All Texas Prisons

    1. Petition by

      D R

      Galveston, TX

Sexual intimacy is key to maintaining a strong, healthy marriage - especially a marriage that is expected to endure a prison sentence. By allowing these visits, you're giving families a better chance of staying together, thus decreasing the likelihood of recidivism.  By giving inmates this outlet, violent, brutal and traumatizing, non-consensual sex crimes in prisons would decrease - Texas already has a high rate of these.  All visits are a privilege and by having this incentive, inmates are definitely going to be "model prisoners" since no one wants anything coming between them and some private time with their spouse.

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    • Michael Martinez SAN ANTONIO, TX
      • almost 2 years ago

      Human nature dictates a strong need for intimacy. It's a powerful incentive for cooperative behavior.

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    • Erin Kendrick LUBBOCK, TX
      • almost 2 years ago

      My husband is serving a life sentence in Texas... need I say more?

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    • Amelia Belmarez BAYTOWN, TX
      • almost 2 years ago

      This is important to myself and husband marriage life. We have been married 3 years and been together 7 years. 2 hours a day for 1 week isn't enough time for us to have much of a bonding period. It's starts to take a toll on our marriage, and we have marital problems, which tends to make him stress out.

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    • angela rodriguez ARDMORE, OK
      • almost 2 years ago

      i have my boyfriend in prison and once we get married i want to be able to have conjugal visits

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    • Lisa Arbini SAN ANTONIO, TX
      • about 2 years ago

      The man I love is and will be in prison for the majority of our "youthful years", I want to start a family before its too late for me... I want to have a little boy or girl to look at & see the love of my life in their eyes.

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