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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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Department of Corrections
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State Board of Local and Regional Jails
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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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7/30/13  10:12 pm
Commenter: Margaret Parsley / Independent Contractor

Restraints on Pregnant InMates
 

I am a RN and IBCLC and am shocked and appalled that pregnant women inmates are required to wear shackles, while pregnant, not to mention while in Labor.

 

This is Cruel and Unusual Punishment.

 

Margaret J ParsleyRN IBCLC.

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