Mike Ludwig of Truthout: Advocates fight to shut down youth prisons, arguing that no children should be incarcerated.
The legislation makes use of an act allowing lawmakers to pass a "resolution of disapproval" to nullify new regulations.
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Lucy Knisley is an illustrator, comics artist, and author.
Her first published book, French Milk, is a journal about living and eating in Paris with her mother, available from Touchstone Publishing, August 2008.