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Pregnant Prisoners

Lawmaker: Stop Shackling Pregnant Inmates

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.18.2013 | Crime

Pregnant inmates will no longer be shackled in D.C. jails, if a bill introduced this week is passed. "This is one of those issues that's a no brain...

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...

Shackling Pregnant Inmates May Be Banned Under New Law

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — For nearly four hours before she gave birth, Venita Pinckney had a chain wrapped around her swollen abdomen. Her ankles were shackled...