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Mothers in prison

Melissa Harris-Perry follows up on the story of Marissa Alexander, an abused wife and mother who stood up to her husband and fired a single warning shot from her handgun into the ceiling of her home. This week, Alexander was sentenced up to 20 years in jail without parole for her actions, and to discuss the case, Tina Reynolds of “Women On the Rise Telling Her Story,” Rev. Vivian Nixon of “College and Community Fellowship,” and attorney Robin Levi join the show.


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