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Pregnant Texas inmates poised to get relief from new legislation

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Thanks to the bill by Rep. Mary Gonzalez that was instigated by Texas Jail Project, pregnant inmates will receive better prenatal care and not be shackled during childbirth!

I assumed, and I think a lot of society assumes, that everybody gets basic laws and civil liberties. The laws that we all sort of take for granted. and I realized. and was really shocked that this subset of women and children that don’t have the same protections as everybody else

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Lefko, J. 07/29/2019 Pregnant Texas inmates poised to get relief from new legislationNews 4 San Antonio.

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