Maryland General Assembly 2014 Session
Power Inside Baltimore, MD
Opposition Statements and Issue Briefs
Maryland Statement of Opposition as submitted 2/25/13 to Maryland House Judiciary Committee: Opposition_statement_final 022513
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists statement against the practice of shackling (PDF): Acog 2011 Statement
American College of Nurse-Midwives Position Statement against shackling/restraint of pregnant women who are incarcerated (PDF): Anti-Shackling Position Statement June 2012
ACLU Shackling Brief (PDF): anti-shackling_briefing_paper_stand_alone
Feb. 2013: First Person Testimony 2013 – Danielle’s story (Video): Watch Video
Feb. 2013: Marc Steiner Show on WEAA 88.9FM. Listen to the podcast, CLICK HERE.
1991: Baltimore Sun Article “They shackle you like a dog… I felt so humiliated.” Prison system separates mothers from babies After giving birth, inmates must go back to prison cells. Read PREGNANT AND IN PRISON
Jan. 2013: Study finds widespread criminalization of pregnancy in US institutions. Read article in The Guardian, CLICK HERE.
May 2012: Chicago Tribune: $4.1 million settlement for pregnant inmates who say they were shackled. Read HERE.