In honor of Mother's Day, Democracy Now! will touch on the issue of incarcerated parents by airing the reading of a letter by Róisín McAliskey.

May 09, 1997

Róisín McAliskey, an Irish woman and daughter of Bernadette Devlin McAliskey is imprisoned in a Brittish jail. She is accused of plotting to kill a British police officer. McAliskey is pregnant and will be allowed to give birth to her child. Actress Jenny Conway reads a letter written by Róisín McAliskey to her supporters.