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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: Rudy Regalado, Chairman, Social Ministry, St. Jude Catholic Church, Mineral

Stop Restraining Preganant Women Unnecessarily

As a RN and Catholic, I believe in humanity and maintaining one's dignity.  Unnecessary restraining of pregnant woman is inhumane and can potentially hurt God's two living creatures.  Please Stop these crule practices.

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