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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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8/14/13  10:32 pm
Commenter: Lorie Stephan

Restraining pregnant women before, during and after pregnancy should be abolished

Why in the world would anyone think restraining a women during pregnancy, delivery and right after childbirth is a good idea ? Common sense should prevail for the welfare of the baby as well as the mother. Let's give these little ones a fighting chance......

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