Lawmakers Debate Bill to Ban Shackles for Pregnant Inmates

· May 5, 2010, 6:35 am

Among everything else they're debating in the final days of the legislative session, Colorado lawmakers are considering banning the use of restraints on pregnant prison inmates. The measure has strong bi-partisan support but debate in the senate touched a nerve when it delved into the topic of abortion. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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