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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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8/12/13  5:40 pm
Commenter: Bibiana S. Quiambao

Dignity of Inmate Pregnant Women

Pregnant women in general and inmate pregnant women in particular should be treated wth respect and dignity.  Inmate pregnant women deserve a safe, clean, and healthy environment or facility during their pregnancy, delivery, and birthing

period.  As taxpayers, we can demand equal treatment for our sisters who have the same right and dignity as any other pregnant woman. 


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