Ban the shackling of pregnant inmates

Ban the shackling of pregnant inmates

There are 3 comments on the Guardian Unlimited story from Jul 25, 2010, titled Ban the shackling of pregnant inmates. In it, Guardian Unlimited reports that:

In a just world, the practice of shackling women in labour and delivery would be confined to the history books and the works of Dickens and Defoe, but as a recent article points out, such unconstitutional acts are ever present in contemporary America.

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Commerce, GA

#1 Jul 30, 2010
Crimminals are CRIMMINALS! Treat them as such!

“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

Longwood, FL

#2 Jul 30, 2010
There's a reason they are shackled. They proved they are dangerous.

Getting pregnant has nothing to do with it. The left will want her to abort it anyhow so what's worse?

“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

Longwood, FL

#3 Jul 30, 2010
Obama's infanticide vote cover-Up exposed

More coming out on Obama's support for neglectful infanticide and the votes of "The Illinois Six" who voted against SB 1082 in 2003:

The National Right to Life Committee has obtained documents that prove presidential candidate Barack Obama has been blatantly covering up his actions as an Illinois state senator to actively defeat legislation to protect the lives of living, breathing babies who survive abortion attempts.

Douglas Johnson, the organization's legislative director, released the documents from 2003 this week revealing that Obama voted for a "neutrality clause" amendment to an Illinois bill requiring treatments for the tiny abortion survivors and led the charge in committee to kill the amended bill by a 6-4 vote.

"The Illinois born alive bill is virtually identical to a federal law he now is saying he would have supported had he been in the U.S. Senate at the time the bill was voted on," said Susan Armacost, Legislative Director for Wisconsin Right to Life.

The need for the legislation on both the federal and state levels was sparked by Jill Stanek, a nurse who worked at Christ Hospital in Chicago who blew the lid on the hospital's practice of inducing premature labor in women seeking late-term abortions. However, some of these babies were born breathing and alive. Eyewitness accounts revealed that babies were left on the cold counter in the soiled linen room until they died...

In 2002, the U.S. Congress responded by enacting the Born Alive Infant Protection Act (BAIPA) with not a single dissenting vote in either house...

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