Unanimous Vote On Shackling

I’m a little late in reading my emails but I see that on February 13, the House voted unanimously to ban shackling pregnant inmates while they’re giving birth.

House Bill 2747, proposed by Rep. Jeannie Darneille, D-Tacoma, also outlaws shackling women during postpartum recovery and restricts how they are restrained during the third trimester of pregnancy.

On to the Senate!

Read about it here.

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