LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Supreme Court struck down the state's execution law Friday, but did not deem lethal injection or the death pena...
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Last week, in a historic ruling, a federal Court of Appeals held that the U.S. Constitution protects pregnant women in prison from the inhumane practice of shackling during labor.
Most mothers behind bars are restrained during labor, delivery and post-delivery as a matter of routine practice in our nation's jails and prisons.
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