Pregnant Inmate Sues After Being Forced to Wear Shackles During Labor

Valerie Nabors gave birth to her fourth child, a healthy baby girl, last October, but within 10 minutes of delivery, she charges, her ankles were shackled to her hospital bed and she was not allowed to walk. Nabors, a prison inmate at the time, complains her legs were shackled during labor, much to doctors' dismay, and against Nevada state law. Nabors filed a lawsuit June 20 against the Nevada Department of Corrections claiming cruel and unusual punishment. Nabors, from Clark County, Nev.,...Full Story
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