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Saturday, July 15, 2017

It’s Still Legal To Shackle Pregnant Inmates, But Some Lawmakers Want That To Change

In an effort to ensure that women in prison are treated like human beings — and reduce the negative impact incarceration has on their families, especially their kids — a group of lawmakers has introduced a bill that would make a series of reforms to how the federal prison system handles female prisoners.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Human dignity vs. safety and security. Find the balance.

Anonymous said...

Well I'm sure they can't move too quick.

Anonymous said...

It depends on the person, the pregnancy and how far along they are.

Anonymous said...

A pregnant inmate can kill just the same as an inmate that is not pregnant. A pregnant inmate can escape just the same as an inmate that is not pregnant. NO SYMPATHY!