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Use of restraints on pregnant inmates limited by new rules

The ACLU of Virginia celebrates regulations that took effect today limiting the use of restraints on pregnant women in all Virginia jails.


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ACLU applauds Gov. McAuliffe for taking action on regulations limiting the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners

The ACLU of Virginia joins a diverse coalition of faith-based organizations, women’s rights advocates, and prison reform groups in applauding Governor McAuliffe’s final approval of regulations limiting the use of restraints on pregnant women in local and regional jails.


Advocates commend regs limiting restraints on pregnant inmates

The ACLU of Virginia joins a diverse coalition of faith-based organizations, women’s rights advocates, and prison reform groups in celebrating Gov. McDonnell’s June 28, 2013 approval of proposed regulations limiting the use of restraints on pregnant inmates.


Sheriffs’ Association applauds board move on pregnant prisoner restraints

The Virginia Sheriffs’ Association applauds the recent action taken by the Virginia Board of Corrections addressing concerns on the restraint of pregnant prisoners while in the custody of local and regional jails.


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Coalition pleased with action on restraints on pregnant inmates

A broad coalition representing faith-based organizations, women’s rights advocates, and prison reform groups announced its approval of the Virginia Board of Corrections’ Nov. 14 passage of regulatory language to restrict the use of restraints on pregnant inmates. The Board of Corrections’ unanimous approval demonstrates its understanding of the importance of this critical health issue.