You should care because if the system is broken, then we're just the ones they go after FIRST. Then once they've worked out the kinks - it's game on.
Tennessee is named as one of the top states who have parents in jail. http://www.newschannel5.com/news/tn-nearly-tops-list-of-kids-with-parents-in-jail
What I don't see discussed is ON WHAT CHARGES? Because if someone is locked up on prostitution charges - guess what happens to the kids?
Tennessee is where the biggest trafficking case in history was faked. http://reason.com/blog/2016/03/04/the-somali-sex-slave-ring-that-wasnt
Up to this case, when someone was arrested for prostitution - we'd then ask the court to consider giving a woman with children "alternative sentencing" to come to our program instead of going to jail.