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Melissa Jeltsen

Disturbing Report Finds New York's Female Prisoners Illegally Shackled During Labor

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

New York state prison authorities have continued the illegal practice of shackling pregnant inmates during labor, fail to provide most female prisoner...

Should A Pregnant Inmate Be Shackled During Delivery? Two-Thirds Of States Say 'Yes'

Posted 10.11.2012 | Parents

On Sept. 28, a new bill was passed into law in California, making the state one of the first in the country to completely ban the practice of shacklin...