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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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Department of Corrections
Board
State Board of Local and Regional Jails
chapter
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  10:31 pm
Commenter: Sharon Ekstrand

Eliminating the use of restraints on pregnant women in prisons
 

Eliminating the use of restraints on women prisoners is just plain common sense.  Protecting the life of the unborn child is certainly also a moral obligation.

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