Last December, The Times ran a three-part series on Jean Gump, peace activist. An update on this Morton Grove, Ill., mother of 12 and grandmother now serving time in women's federal prison is her sentence of 60 days in solitary.
Jean Gump, "prisoner of conscience," has served 2 1/2 years of her 6-year sentence for her civil disobedience in an anti-nuclear missile peace protest. Her recent crime that brought her the harsh isolation confinement punishment was her refusal to take a drug test in front of guards. She had requested this be done in the privacy of the doctor's office at the prison.