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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Corrections
State Board of Local and Regional Jails
Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups [6 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Action Amend Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups to add requirements on restraint of pregnant offenders
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 9/27/2013
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7/29/13  6:09 pm
Commenter: Martha Knight

Restraints pregnant women inmates

I find using restraints on pregnant women inmates to be barbaric and offensive. Such use of restraints offends me as a woman and a woman of faith.

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