Memphis lawmakers demand end to shackling pregnant women

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: February 21, 2019 2:48 PM CT | Published: February 19, 2019 8:36 PM CT

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Raumesh Akbari and Rep. Karen Camper, both Memphis Democrats, would end the practice of chaining pregnant women and require prenatal, postpartum care.

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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.

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