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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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8/11/13  11:07 am
Commenter: Rachel Cornett-Olsson

Restraining a pregnant woman is against human rights

Plain and simple: restraining a laboring women is not ok.  It violates human rights.  That's all that needs to be said.

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