|Action||Amend Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups to add requirements on restraint of pregnant offenders|
|Comment Period||Ends 9/27/2013|
Restraints on Pregnant Virginia Inmates
I strongly recommend that the Commonwealth of Virginia follow the recommendations of:
The American Medical Association
US Marshalls Service
the Federal Bureau of Prisons
and end the harmful practice of restraining pregnant inmates during birth and delivery.