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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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8/4/13  9:33 am
Commenter: Mary Anne Stone

Pregnant Inmates/You need to stop..,

Please stop restraining pregnant inmates.  I have talked with women who have gone through this and the results are permanent psychological damage.  There is no need for this and there never has been.  Your actions are just horrific.

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