Elizabeth Blackwell is 29. The year is 1736. Her husband is in debtor’s prison and she has a small child to feed at home. What does she do? She turns desperation into inspiration, learning botany and painting an exquisite encyclopedia of medicinal plants
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Business Minister’s husband was banned from being a director until 2029 after running a debt management firm that left people in worse debt, kept more than half the money debtors paid it, and diverted money into its expense account including £3.3m for the benefit of directors.
“Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name,your kingdom come,your will be done,on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread;& forgive us our debts,as we forgive our debtors;do not subject us to the final test,but deliver us from the evil one” Mt 6:9-13
It is, quite simply, a travesty that in the year 2018 we continue to have debtors’ prisons in the United States.
In Lexington County, SC, people are being jailed without ever seeing a judge, being given a court hearing, or receiving help from a lawyer. For mothers of color and others ensnared in this debtors’ prison, the consequences are devastating.
BREAKING: A victory against debtors' prisons! South Carolina courts have recalled thousands of arrest warrants against people accused of not paying a fine or missing court for traffic and other low-level charges.
"We're talking about what is effectively a debtors' prison, which is something out of Charles Dickens."