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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
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Comment Period Ends 2/29/2012
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2/28/12  11:08 am
Commenter: Patricia Mudd, Catholic Diocese of Arlington *

Restraint for pregnant women
 

I believe that pregnant women should not be constrained by any type of shackles during thier pregnancy, labor or delivery unless such restraint is absolutely necessary for the safety of the mother, baby or attending medical personnel.    




* Nonregistered public user