Here is a news story on Shackling: State Law Would Prevent Restraining Inmates During Birth.
I will post shortly on details of going down to Olympia if you’re interested in showing support on Monday (MLK Day).
UPDATE: I’m sorry, I wasn’t able to get details on going down in time – however I will post again soon about whether and how you can help support this effort. Several people associated with Open Arms including our Executive Director, Sheila, testified to the committee. There will be more to come….